ALMACO was awarded the contract to supply a comprehensive Food Handling package for the Galleys onboard AIDA Cruises’ two new ships to be built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Nagasaki/ Japan, with an expected delivery of March 2015 and 2016.
The two 124, 500-tons, 3, 300 passenger vessels will be the largest ever constructed for AIDA Cruises. ALMACO’s scope encompasses design, supply, delivery and commissioning of all equipment for the Galleys, Pantries, Bars and Buffets areas, the Refrigeration Plant for the Cold Stores and the Galley Refrigerators.
The refrigeration systems’ supervision will feature ALMACO R.E.M. (Refrigeration Equipment
Monitoring). R.E.M. monitors and controls all refrigerated systems through a unique intuitive and
user friendly interface.
ALMACO Group was founded in 1998 and has offices in Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Singapore and USA. ALMACO builds and modernizes Accommodation and Food Handling Areas onboard Passenger ships and Offshore vessels. Additionally, ALMACO builds Floating Accommodation solutions
and supplies Modular Bathrooms to the construction industry worldwide. ALMACO works with owners and shipyards around the world. www.almaco.cc
AIDA Cruises, headquartered in Rostock, is the leading cruise operator on the German market. AIDA accompanies their guests to more than 180
dream destinations in the finest holiday locations around the world. The fleet presently comprises ten modern cruise ships operated in line with the highest
international quality, environmental and safety standards. By 2016, the AIDA fleet – one of the most modern fleets of cruise ships in the world – will grow to
12 vessels. AIDA ships are dedicated to the German-speaking market and are renowned for their young style and casual service. Further information about
the company can be found at www.aida.de.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’s Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works is spread over four sites: Main Plant, Koyagi Plant, Saiwaimachi Plant and Isahaya
Plant. As well as a range of ships, from large-size tankers and luxury cruise ships to LNG and LPG carriers, the shipyard produces various kinds of
machineries, including thermal, geothermal and wind power generating plants, environmental protection systems, desalination plants. With a strong record
of supply to both Japanese and overseas customers, the shipyard is known worldwide for its forward-looking approach and the global scale of its activities.