Eric A. Chamberlin
Vice President, Marine Services
Holland America Group
Eric Chamberlin assumed the position of Vice President, Marine Services for the Holland America Group on January 1, 2017. He oversees marine operations for the Holland America Group, ensuring safe, efficient, effective and environmentally sound operations for 35 ships. In addition to the oversight of the Princess, Holland America Line and Seabourn Fleets, Eric is responsible for the oversight of the Fleet Operations Center, Emergency Preparedness & Response, Fuel Management and Stability.
Eric has been with the Holland America Group for over six years working in several positions including being Director, Fleet FOCUS where he worked to standardize and align processes, procedures as well as improve efficiencies across the Fleet Operations enterprise. He also was Director, HESS Management System where he oversaw the development and implementation of the Carnival Corporate standard HESS system for the Holland America Group ships. His initial position with Holland America was Director, Systems Management and Development where he over saw the Safety and Environmental Management Systems for Holland America Line and Seabourn as well as the emergency preparedness and response for both brands.
Prior to joining Holland America Line and Seabourn in January, 2013, Eric served in the U.S. Coast Guard with over 28 years of commissioned service, retiring with the rank of Captain. Serving both afloat and ashore, he commanded several cutters including the USCGC MELLON homeported in Seattle, WA.
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