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Captain John Scott took out Noordam but I think he recently retired.

 

John Scott is on vacation right now. He is assigned to the Eurodam. It was Pieter Bos who retired at the end of April

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John Scott is on vacation right now. He is assigned to the Eurodam. It was Pieter Bos who retired at the end of April[/quote

 

 

Yes. :) My comment was about Captain Scott being the take out Capt ain for Noordam. And someone above reported he is on vacation.

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Current Masters and their ships:

Prinsendam (until 01 Jul 2019; sold to Phoenix Seereisen)

Capt. Jeroen Schuchmann (Dutch)

Capt. Dag Dverdagstein (Norwegian)

Maasdam:

Capt. Arno Jutten (Dutch)

Capt. Ryan Whitaker (British)

Veendam:

Capt. Colm Ryan (Irish)

Capt. Steven MacBeath (British)

Rotterdam:

Capt. Pieter Bant (Dutch; new captain)

Capt. Bas van Dreumel (Dutch)

Zaandam:

Capt. Ane Jan Smit (Dutch)

Capt. Chris Norman (British)

Volendam:

Capt. Chris Turner (British - Retiring 19 Jan 2019)

Capt. Frank van der Hoeven (Dutch)

Amsterdam:

Capt. Jonathan Mercer (British - retiring 16 May 2019)

Capt. Fred Eversen (Dutch)

Capt. Friso Kramer Gezegd Freher (Dutch - new captain)

Zuiderdam:

Capt. Bart Vaartjes (Dutch)

Capt. Wouter van Hoogdalem (Dutch)

Oosterdam:

Capt. Michiel Willems (Dutch)

Capt. Robert Jan Kan (Dutch - when not on ship, teaching at CSMART in Almere, Holland)

Capt. Rens van Eerten (Dutch - when not on ship, teaching at CSMART in Almere, Holland)

Westerdam:

Capt. Vincent Smit (Dutch)

Capt. Mark Rowden (British)

Noordam:

Capt. Henk Draper (Dutch)

Capt. Eric van der Wal (Dutch)

Eurodam:

Capt. John Scott (New Zealander aka "Kiwi")

Capt. Eric Barhorst (Dutch - new captain)

Nieuw Amsterdam:

Capt. Edward van Zaane (Dutch)

Capt. Jeroen van Donselaar (Dutch)

 

Koningsdam:

Capt. Werner Timmers (Dutch)

Capt. Noel O'Driscoll (Irish)

Nieuw Statendam:

Capt. Darin Bowland (Canadian - "take-out" Captain)

Capt. not announced yet (could be Capt. Emiel de Vries - Dutch)

Seattle-based:

Capt. Simon Douwes (Senior Director - Deployment and Itinerary Planning

Capt. Capt. Henrik “Rik” Krombeen (Director Marine Operations)

Capt. Sijbe de Boer (Fleet Captain)

Capt. Albert Schoonderbeek (Traveling Master)

Capt. Olav van der Waard (Maritime Consultant at CSmart, Almere, Holland)

Capt. Robert Fronenbroek (Deputy Director - Marine Operations)

Capt. Jochem Bakker (Deputy Director -Marine Operations and Newbuilding)

Capt. Arjen van der Loo (Director Health, Environment, Safety & Security-Management Systems (HESS-MS), Safety,Environmental, and Regulatory Services (S.E.R.S.)

Retired in 2018:

Capt. Hans Mateboer

Capt. Pieter Bos

Capt. Pieter Jan "P.J." van Maurik (the only HAL captain left who could fly the Royal Netherlands Naval Reserve colors from the stern of his ship)

Edited by Copper10-8

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Friso will be great on the Amsterdam, and I guess Van Zaane one more contract?

 

Not sure when Capt. van Zaane is pulling the plug, Meneer. Could be March 2019

Edited by Copper10-8

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HAL "take out" Captains:

Rotterdam V – Commodore Coenraad Bouman

Nieuw Amsterdam III – Captain Frederik “Freek” van Driel

Noordam III - Captain Hans “Eul” Eulderink

Statendam V - Captain Hans ‘Eul” Eulderink

Maasdam IV - Captain Coenraad Menke

Ryndam III - Captain Jean ‘Jack’ van Coevorden

Veendam IV - Captain Hans “Eul” Eulderink

Rotterdam VI – Captain Jacob Dijk

Volendam III - Captain Johannes ‘Hans’ van Biljouw

Zaandam – Captain Jean “Jack” van Coevorden

Amsterdam III – Captain Edward van Zaane

Prinsendam II - Captain Halle Thon Gundersen

Zuiderdam – Captain Jean “Jack" van Coevoerden

Oosterdam – Captain Johannes ‘Hans’ van Biljouw

Westerdam III - Captain Dirk van den Berg

Noordam IV – Captain John Scott

Eurodam – Captain Jeroen van Donselaar

Nieuw Amsterdam IV – Captain Edward van Zaane

Koningsdam – Captain Emiel de Vries

Nieuw Statendam – Captain Darin Bowland

Unnamed 3rd Pinnacle-class – Unknown at this time

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Current Masters and their ships:

Prinsendam (until 01 Jul 2019; sold to Phoenix Seereisen)

Capt. Jeroen Schuchmann (Dutch)

Capt. Dag Dverdagstein (Norwegian)

Maasdam:

Capt. Arno Jutten (Dutch)

Capt. Ryan Whitaker (British)

Veendam:

Capt. Colm Ryan (Irish)

Capt. Steven MacBeath (British)

Rotterdam:

Capt. Pieter Bant (Dutch; new captain)

Capt. Bas van Dreumel (Dutch)

Zaandam:

Capt. Ane Jan Smit (Dutch)

Capt. Chris Norman (British)

Volendam:

Capt. Chris Turner (British - Retiring 19 Jan 2019)

Capt. Frank van der Hoeven (Dutch)

Amsterdam:

Capt. Jonathan Mercer (British - retiring 16 May 2019)

Capt. Fred Eversen (Dutch)

Capt. Friso Kramer Gezegd Freher (Dutch - new captain)

Zuiderdam:

Capt. Bart Vaartjes (Dutch)

Capt. Wouter van Hoogdalem (Dutch)

Oosterdam:

Capt. Michiel Willems (Dutch)

Capt. Robert Jan Kan (Dutch - when not on ship, teaching at CSMART in Almere, Holland)

Capt. Rens van Eerten (Dutch - when not on ship, teaching at CSMART in Almere, Holland)

Westerdam:

Capt. Vincent Smit (Dutch)

Capt. Mark Rowden (British)

Noordam:

Capt. Henk Draper (Dutch)

Capt. Eric van der Wal (Dutch)

Eurodam:

Capt. John Scott (New Zealander aka "Kiwi")

Capt. Eric Barhorst (Dutch - new captain)

Nieuw Amsterdam:

Capt. Edward van Zaane (Dutch)

Capt. Jeroen van Donselaar (Dutch)

 

Koningsdam:

Capt. Werner Timmers (Dutch)

Capt. Noel O'Driscoll (Irish)

Nieuw Statendam:

Capt. Darin Bowland (Canadian - "take-out" Captain)

Capt. not announced yet (could be Capt. Emiel de Vries - Dutch)

Seattle-based:

Capt. Simon Douwes (Senior Director - Deployment and Itinerary Planning

Capt. Capt. Henrik “Rik” Krombeen (Director Marine Operations)

Capt. Sijbe de Boer (Fleet Captain)

Capt. Albert Schoonderbeek (Traveling Master)

Capt. Olav van der Waard (Maritime Consultant at CSmart, Almere, Holland)

Capt. Robert Fronenbroek (Deputy Director - Marine Operations)

Capt. Jochem Bakker (Deputy Director -Marine Operations and Newbuilding)

Capt. Arjen van der Loo (Director Health, Environment, Safety & Security-Management Systems (HESS-MS), Safety,Environmental, and Regulatory Services (S.E.R.S.)

Retired in 2018:

Capt. Hans Mateboer

Capt. Pieter Bos

Capt. Pieter Jan "P.J." van Maurik (the only HAL captain left who could fly the Royal Netherlands Naval Reserve colors from the stern of his ship)

 

Heel veel dank Copper , for this updated list of Captains . Back on shore for a few months ?

Have a well deserved break . With three exiting cruises in our future I was wondering who was where .

Is that the full last name of the new Captain Friso ?

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Heel veel dank Copper , for this updated list of Captains . Back on shore for a few months ?

Have a well deserved break . With three exiting cruises in our future I was wondering who was where .

Is that the full last name of the new Captain Friso ?

 

Bedankt/Thanks Tony! With a (multiple) surname like new Capt. Friso, I would think there is some nobility in his family from a while back

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Copper, do the Seattle based Captains need to sail periodically to maintain their credentials? I think the only one I have sailed with is Rik Krombeen on my first modern HAL cruise (Rotterdam TA in 2011)

 

 

Thanks

Roy

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Copper, do the Seattle based Captains need to sail periodically to maintain their credentials? I think the only one I have sailed with is Rik Krombeen on my first modern HAL cruise (Rotterdam TA in 2011)

 

 

Thanks

Roy

Morning Roy, I have never seen one come back to the ships for that purpose. Out of that group. Capt. Schoonderbeek and Capt. de Boer are at sea the most (for different reasons) but not to stay current. A real good question to ask Capt. Schoonderbeek on his blog. Just as an FYI, Capt. Simon Douwes (as 4th officer) was part of Capt. Cornelius Wabeke's staff at the time the engine room fire broke out on Prinsendam I on 04 Oct 1980 while she was in the Gulf of Alaska enroute to the Orient. Capt Douwes was also our first HAL captain on Nieuw Amsterdam as passengers in November 1993 with Capt. Fred Eversen as chief officer (staff captain) Edited by Copper10-8

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Currently we have Captain Friso Kramer Freher on the Zaandam, he just boarded when we did. I think he said that after South America, he will move to the Amsterdam.

 

He got us into Anchorage at what must have been low tide, so he's doing well!

 

 

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Captain Douwes was at the helm of the Zaandam when I sailed on her soon after she entered service.

 

No doubt however, he's been in charge of scheduling itineraries and planning in Seattle for quite a while now

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Currently we have Captain Friso Kramer Freher on the Zaandam, he just boarded when we did. I think he said that after South America, he will move to the Amsterdam.

 

He got us into Anchorage at what must have been low tide, so he's doing well!

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

 

Enjoy Anchorage and Zaandam Ann! Capt. Friso was one of two long-time (six years plus) staff captains on Amsterdam prior to going to Volendam, still as staff captain

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Since the start of this thread, every time I see it, I think there is a new restaurant- the “Takeout Master” - being introduced on NS.

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Since the start of this thread, every time I see it, I think there is a new restaurant- the “Takeout Master” - being introduced on NS.

 

 

:D:DLOL! Don't give the Seattle officials any ideas.

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Have been told that the captain on the Nieuw Statendam will be Captain Sijbe de Boer

But whom?

 

Captain Albert in his Blog several days ago indicated that one of the original Masters of the Koningsdam was currently stationed at the simulator/training center for Officers in the Netherlands and the other gentleman was at the shipyard in Italy. I presume this gentleman will be the Nieuw Statendam's Master. But, who is this gentleman?

 

Captain de Vries was the take out Master of the Koningsdam. Will he join Captain Edward G. Van Zanne, as a present day HAL Master, who has had the "joy" of bringing a new ship "to life" for Holland America Line?

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Yes, it now appears that Capt. Sijbe de Boer, until recently HAL's "Fleet Captain" (Corporate Marine Quality Assurance), has replaced Capt. Darin Bowland as Nieuw Statendam's take-out captain

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Yes, it now appears that Capt. Sijbe de Boer, until recently HAL's "Fleet Captain" (Corporate Marine Quality Assurance), has replaced Capt. Darin Bowland as Nieuw Statendam's take-out captain

 

I hope that "take-out Master" sounds better in Dutch than it does in English, or that is a poor translation, 'cause I too keep thinking of someone who creates gourmet meals from room service platters.

 

We call them "Plank Owners".

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A few of the comments in these boards suggest that Mr. de Boer is not the most amicable of captains. Does anybody have any history with him?

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I hope that "take-out Master" sounds better in Dutch than it does in English, or that is a poor translation, 'cause I too keep thinking of someone who creates gourmet meals from room service platters.

 

We call them "Plank Owners".

 

I always thought "plank owner" was a Naval (as in military) term ;)

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I always thought "plank owner" was a Naval (as in military) term ;)

 

No, I've been a plank owner for 4 ships, one drillship, one cruise ship, and two tankers.

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