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 Fanstasy 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...

ALMACO strengthens operations and moves to new office in US

In order to further extend services for US cruise ship owners ALMACO has strengthened its team of maintenance management experts in the US office. The office is moved to a larger office building in Wellington, Florida. New address and numbers are: ALMACO Group, Inc. 3420 Fairlane Farms Road, Suite C...

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...

ALMACO catering systems serve Britanny 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ALMACO develops Product Data Management

Tero Rantanen has been appointed Project Manager for ALMACO Group with overall responsibility for product data management for cabins and public spaces. He will also participate in the development of the new business processes for the Group. Tero is 32 years old and has studied statistics and economics in the...

ALMACO and Piikkiö Works develop Cabin Lifecycle Program

ALMACO and Piikkiö Works have agreed to form a partnership to provide cruise ship owners with cabin knowledge and services for the entire lifecycle of their ships. Piikkiö Works is the leading partner and ALMACO the supporting partner during the ship's concept / fabrication / installation / warranty phase of...