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HAL Gets a Fun Welcome in Haines

HAL Gets a Fun Welcome in Haines

Our May 23rd call to Haines was special for the small Alaskan village, as we were the very first cruise vessel to visit for the 2012 season! We had a really fun welcome back celebration by way of a community vs. crew showdown! Members from the tourism board arranged locals to meet us in Tlingit…   read more of “HAL Gets a Fun…”

Congrats to Nieuw Jakarta Graduates!

Congrats to Nieuw Jakarta Graduates!

Robert “Nick” Nichols, Nieuw Jakarta’s academic director, sent us the following note and photos of the center’s recent class of graduates. Nieuw Jakarta is HAL’s crew training center in Jakarta, Indonesia. Congratulations to the 115th class and graduates of the Stateroom Attendants Skills Class held at ms Nieuw Jakarta (msNJ). Participants of the stateroom class…   read more of “Congrats to Nieuw…”

Zaandam’s Asia Season Security Team

Zaandam’s Asia Season Security Team

Here is a great photo of our 2012 Asia season security team. They put in extreme effort to keep us safe throughout the season and even stood on 24-hour duty while we were in freezing weather in Beijing, China. Their efforts are greatly appreciated by their Zaandam family! Brandi E. Johnson is Zaandam’s human resources…   read more of “Zaandam’s…”

Congrats HAL-U Graduates

Congrats HAL-U Graduates

Here is a sampling of the officers and petty officers who have gone through the HAL University program. Currently, we have over 150 people on board who have completed the courses. Julie Seidel is Eurodam’s human resources manager.

Ryndam Holds Tender Driver Course

Ryndam Holds Tender Driver Course

In Norway, a tender driver course was held on board Ryndam. You can see the concentration in Quartermaster Cholief’s face as he practices maneuvering alongside the ship! — Andrew Barker, Ryndam’s safety officer

New Pool Table for Eurodam’s Crew

New Pool Table for Eurodam’s Crew

Here are pictures of the latest addition to Eurodam’s Crew Bar — a new pool table! We received the final pieces upon our arrival to Madeira. The first game and table commissioning was hosted by Captain Jeroen van Donselaar and Assistant Culinary Operations Manager Paul Kerr. Since the commissioning it has been non-stop games! The…   read more of “New Pool Table for…”