ALMACO equipment package ordered for Norwegian Cruise ships

Norwegian Cruise Line’s two new 93,000gt ‘freestyle’ cruise ships will feature MacGREGOR’s, ALMACO since May 2005 , equipment packages comprising refrigeration machinery and provisions stores. At the beginning of the year Norwegian Cruise Line contracted ALMACO to design and supply equipment packages including elevators, refrigeration machinery and provisions stores for its two 93,000gt ‘freestyle’ cruise

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Complete catering system from ALMACO specified for M/S Seafrance Berlioz

Following the success of a MacGREGOR Catering techology unit, ALMACO since May 2005, complete catering outfit on board SeaFrance Rodin, the largest and fastest ferry operating on the Dover-Calais cross-Channel route, ALMACO has now been awarded a similar contract for its sistership SeaFrance Berlioz. A 34,000gt passenger ferry under construction at French yard Chantiers de

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ALMACO modernizes Cabin & Public Spaces of GTV Radiance of the Seas

Royal Caribbean recently modified its Radiance class vessel stateroom facilities and several public spaces to meet the latest passenger needs. This modernization took place in Freeport, Bahamas. ALMACO built 24 new staterooms, converted the old Coffee Bar into Conference and Business Centres and implemented a new Coffee Bar in the Centrum Lobby area. This project,

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ALMACO successfully continues the series of modernizations for Carnival Cruise Lines

ALMACO is currently involved in delivering Carnival Cruise Lines a series of modernization projects. Three Carnival Cruise Line’s Fantasy class vessels have already received, through ALMACO modernization service, new Teen Disco areas, ADA compliant staterooms and ADA compliant public restrooms. M/S Ecstasy, M/S Paradise and M/S Elation projects are now being followed by M/S Fantasy,

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Over 1600 Cabins refurbished in 8 months

In the beginning of year 2002 Royal Caribbean International ordered ALMACO Group to refurbish 9 vessels, six of the Vision class and three of the Mega class. That order included over 1600 cabins and by the end of November, ALMACO had finished refurbishing all cabins. ALMACO completed projects in 8 months. These 1600 cabins included

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ALMACO catering systems serve Brittany Ferries’ New Flagship

For Brittany Ferries’ 36,000gt newbuilding M/S Mont St Michel, MacGREGOR Food Handling Technology Unit, ALMACOsince 2005, supplied extensive galley, cafeteria, bar and pantry equipment including cold stores. Built for the French owner by the Dutch yard, van der Giessen-de Noord, the vessel is reportedly the largest cruiseferry commissioned for English Channel deployment. Primarily assigned to

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ALMACO strengthens Project Management organization

Pia Litokorpi has been appointed to a Refurbishment Manager. Pia is 32 years old and has a B.Sc. degree in architecture from Tampere Polytechnics. Prior joining ALMACO, Pia run her own architecture office for five years. Her main duties within ALMACO Group are project management for cabin refurbishments and the development of ALMACO’s visual identity.

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ALMACO Introduces New Web Tool for managing projects

The new project and document management system supplied by Fujitsu Invia has been named as ALMACO Navigator. Navigator is an easy to use web-based tool made for project managers, project members, ship owners and partner suppliers working with conversion and refurbishment projects as well as facility management. Navigator offers a workspace for project managers that

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ALMACO Equips M/S Holiday with New Cabin Bathrooms

During M/S Holiday’s three week docking in February at Grand Bahama Shipyard, ALMACO installed onboard new bathrooms to 109 cabins. ALMACO was able to carry out this complete turnkey delivery in only 12 days by using a prefabricated bathroom semi module system. This semi module system makes it possible to equip in a very cost

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Co-operation boosts ALMACO’s Catering System Performance

Detailed planning with the owner underwrites the performance of MacGREGOR’s, ALMACO since May 2005, complete catering system on board SeaFrance Rodin, highlighting the Group’s capability to design and deliver advanced catering technology systems. At the end of November, SeaFrance’s 34,000gt RoRo passenger ferry SeaFrance Rodin became the largest and fastest ferry to operate on the

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