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Mariner Celebrates 93rd Birthday

Mariner Celebrates 93rd Birthday

Mariner Julia Furston celebrated her 93rd birthday on board Westerdam this past month. Here is a picture of Julia with some of the Westerdam staff during the celebration. Tim Krabill is Westerdam’s human resources manager.

Veendam Crew Barbeque in Bermuda

Veendam Crew Barbeque in Bermuda

Following our afternoon of soccer (football) in Bermuda, Veendam hosted a crew barbeque and party for our crew as well as our Bermuda soccer opponents. The weather was just the tiniest bit rainy, but it didn’t stop us from having a great time.

Congrats to Veendam’s HAL University Graduates

Congrats to Veendam’s HAL University Graduates

Here is a photo of most of the HAL University graduates, from both the Leadership Academy and also the Supervisory Excellence course, within our Technical Department. Special thanks to Human Resources Clerk Putra for this photo. Anne Marie is Veendam’s human resources manager.

Congratulations HAL-U Graduates

Congratulations HAL-U Graduates

Here is a great photo of a group of recent HAL University graduates on the Statendam with beautiful and rainy Ketchikan in the background. Hanna Eklof is Statendam’s human resources manager.

Crew Take Center Stage During ‘Maasdam Idol’

Crew Take Center Stage During ‘Maasdam Idol’

As part of the celebration for Filipino Independence Day, Maasdam’s Filipino community organized a Maasdam Idol competition in the Show Lounge. Many participated, but there could only be one winner: Melanie Rose Valderama Corpuz, one of our beverage attendants. The audience had a great time and enjoyed all performances.

Zuiderdam Wins VOS Award

Zuiderdam Wins VOS Award

Zuiderdam’s deck team was recently honored with the Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) Award for their weather observations in 2011. This is the third year running that ms Zuiderdam has received the award. Special thanks to Sorin Colan, Zuiderdam’s Image Creator Manager, for the photo. Amy Kreft is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Congratulations to Engineer Cadet Samantha Mildon

Congratulations to Engineer Cadet Samantha Mildon

Thanks to the team over at Viking Recruitment in New Zealand for sending in this post. Congratulations to HAL Engineer Cadet Samantha Mildon, shown here collecting the DNV award at the New Zealand Maritime School. The award recognizes the student with the best overall performance both academically and performance on board. Samantha had her first…   read more of “Congratulations to…”