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Celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day in Liverpool

Celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day in Liverpool

Prinsendam was docked in Liverpool, England, for Indonesia’s Independence Day. The flag raising ceremony took place pier-side, with the Indonesian community on hand to commemorate the day, along with officers and staff. After the ceremony, the traditional tug of war and sack races were held as well.

Prinsendam’s Indonesian Suite Lunch

Prinsendam’s Indonesian Suite Lunch

Thanks to Martijn van Winden, Prinsendam’s Pinnacle Grill manager, for sending in photos of a special Indonesian lunch prepared in the dining room galley. Prinsendam’s culinary team prepared nasi goring, sambal buncis, sate ayam, gado gado soto ayam and many more traditional Indonesian plates to enjoy.

Indonesian Independence Flag Raising Ceremony

Indonesian Independence Flag Raising Ceremony

Here are some great photos from the Indonesian Independence Day flag raising ceremony, which was followed by games later in the afternoon. The ceremony was held on August 15, 2012 while we were in Eidfjord, Norway. It was such a special ceremony with breathtaking views on a picture-perfect day. The afternoon games were a huge…   read more of “Indonesian…”

Zuiderdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Zuiderdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Special thanks to A. Dony Suryonugroho, night auto officer aboard Zuiderdam, for submitting these photos from the ship’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration while in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Plaque Exchange in Eidfjord, Norway

Plaque Exchange in Eidfjord, Norway

On August 15, 2012 in Eidfjord, Norway, we had the honor of welcoming the representatives of the port on board to exchange a plaque, since this was the first time the Eurodam visited this wonderful town. In order to reach Eidfjord, we had to sail about 100 miles inland through the fjords. The weather was…   read more of “Plaque Exchange in…”

Congrats to Maasdam’s HAL U Graduates!

Congrats to Maasdam’s HAL U Graduates!

On August 14, Maasdam had another HAL U Graduation ceremony for 22 leaders and supervisors. With all these completions, this nearly puts Maasdam on a 100% compliance for the training program. Congrats to all graduates!! Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.