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...

ALMACO Moves to new offices in USA and in Finaland

To be able to extend services for US cruise ship owners, ALMACO has opened an office in Fort Lauderdale. The office building is shared with Deltamarin Ltd, the world's leading cruise ship engineering company. Together, the companies can provide total solutions for cabin and public spaceconversion and refurbishment projects. In...

ALMACO Provision Stores serve Radiance of the Seas

MacGREGOR's Food Handling Technology Unit, ALMACO since May 2005, has supplied outfits of provisions stores for the first pair of Royal Caribbean's new 88,000gt Radiance-class cruise ships, the largest to be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany. Radiance of the Seas, the first of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's...

ALMACO Group’s Fort Lauderdale, FL office is established

Although ALMACO is an international company by nature, it is important to be close to our customer owners and builders located in South Florida, for which ALMACO established a site office in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, close to many of the main cruise lines as well as to Port Everglades. The...