Captain 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.