Capt. Frank van der Hoeven.

Born: Oegstgeest, Netherlands

Hometown: Niederkassel (Bonn), Germany

Years with HAL: 20+/Years. At Sea: 27/Ashore: 4

Career: 2nd off on Dutch Container ships and Ferries.  3rd off, 2nd off, Safety off, Staff Captain, Captain on cruiseships





Education: Maritime Institute “De Ruyter”, Vlissingen, Netherlands

Enjoys: Family & Friends, House & Garden, Hiking & Biking, Fitness & Music, Indonesian Cuisine and warm-sunny weather

Family: Daughters Marloes & Isabelle and re-married with Alexandra in 2016

Favorite destination: To call any port where we can meet the highest guest experience. The ones that many have on their bucket list i.e. Half Moon Cay, Shanghai, Glacier Bay to name a few.