As a part of SuperStar Virgo’s conversion into Explorer Dream as she transferred from Star Cruises to the Dream Cruises fleet in early 2019, ALMACO refurbished the ship’s catering areas, modernized 530 existing cabins and built 22 new cabins and 2 suites at Sembawang.
As a part of ALMACO’s strengthened focus on maintenance business, the Galley Equipment Replacement Program was performed on all 16 ships of the Princess Cruise Line’s fleet, the Celebrity Cruises’ Millennium Class and the Azamara Pursuit.
ALMACO was awarded an order of Galleys, Laundries and Provision Stores for Mediterranean Shipping Company. It is the first time ALMACO will supply MSC with Galleys and Laundries for their newbuilding, while we have a long track record of providing Provision Stores to this owner. The order includes four newbuildings at Chantiers de l´Atlantique (CDA): W-Z 34.
ALMACO officially expanded its Offshore operations to Houston, Texas, and opened an office there.
Among modernization projects, ALMACO performed provision store modernizations on Disney Magic and galley modernization on RCCL’s Vision of the Seas.
Chantiers Davie signed a contract with ALMACO for Canadian Coast Guards in the beginning of 2019. The scope of works includes Galley and Provision Store design, Equipment delivery and supervision on site.
Carnival Cruise Line and Shanghai Waigaogiao Shipbuilding (SWS) awarded ALMACO with an order to provide Galleys, Pantry equipment, and Provision stores for two ships plus four granted
ALMACO delivered galley equipment and provision stores for Hurtigruten’s new expedition ship Roald Amundsen at Kleven Verft in Norway in June 2019.
RCCL awarded ALMACO orders for Oasis and Allure of the Seas to modernize the accommodation areas. The scope of works includes 66 new passenger cabins for Oasis and 64 new passenger cabins for Allure. One ship was delivered in the Fall 2019 and the other will be delivered in Spring 2020.
CCL Elation ordered an accommodation modernization project from ALMACO to start in March 2020 in Freeport. The scope of works includes 34 new passenger cabins and corridors.
Meyer Werft and P&O Cruises awarded ALMACO with an order to deliver new provision stores for their ship NB S716.
NCL awarded ALMACO an order to modernize two galleys and a bar on their ship Norwegian Spirit during drydock in Marseilles during January and February 2020.
Chantiers de l´Atlantique (CDA) ordered provision stores and waiter stations for MSC’s newbuildings V34 and H34.
RCCL ordered maintenance and galley equipment replacement for their ships: Rhapsody of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas and Sovereign of the Seas.
In order to serve the German customers better, ALMACO establishes a German subsidiary with an office in Hamburg. The office opens its doors to the public on the 2nd of March.
RCCL (Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.) has awarded the Trade Partner Award 2019 to ALMACO. ALMACO has shown superior performance, dedication, and commitment to RCCL Fleet Modernization projects over a long-term cooperation. The award was presented at the RCCL Mature Trade Partner Conference on the 15th of November 2019.
The second Hurtigruten ship build at Kleven Verft in Norway, Fridtjof Nansen, was delivered in the end of the December 2019. ALMACO’s delivery included complete galley and provision stores.