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Hi Dad!

Hi Dad!

Peter May, the proud father of one of Eurodam’s cadets, wrote us and asked if we could get a photo of his son Ben (left) and his son’s friend, Richard Hunt, also a cadet, on board. We asked Pam to track them down, and here’s the photo! According to Pam, Ben and Richard are the…   read more of “Hi…”

Meet Eurodam’s Tallest Crew Member

Meet Eurodam’s Tallest Crew Member

Tim Lodder stands 7 feet tall, while blogger Pam is 5 feet, 6 inches. Meet the tallest crew member on Eurodam: Tim Lodder, 3rd officer in the Deck Department. Tim stands 7 feet tall! He was born in Ede in the Netherlands, which is no surprise because the Dutch are noted for being the tallest…   read more of “Meet…”

Meet Tamarind’s Staff

Meet Tamarind’s Staff

Blog Board member Ed van Weijen just sent us this photo of Tamarind. It looks like an elegant and intimate dining venue. Jafar Al-Shibibi, corporate manager, guest and dining services for Holland America Line, sent us this photo of some of Tamarind’s all-female wait staff. They have moved on board since we received the photo,…   read more of “Meet…”

Eurodam Gets a Cruise Ship Medical First

Eurodam Gets a Cruise Ship Medical First

Now that Blog Correspondent Pam has moved on board, she’s been even busier finding stories for the ENB. Here’s her latest: Eurodam is the first cruise ship to receive a digital X-ray machine made specifically for use in a maritime environment. (Editor’s note: Digital X-rays are not developed using chemicals like conventional X-rays and they…   read more of “Eurodam Gets a…”

The Crew Moves On Board

The Crew Moves On Board

The first group of crew — more than 100 — joined Eurodam this past Saturday, May 31, and Pam was there to capture it all on film. Many have been living in hotels near the yard, some transferred from other HAL ships and several came from home. They represent a mix from all of the…   read more of “The Crew Moves On…”