Alstom Consortium Wins Fincantieri Order For Carnival

Wednesday, September 03, 2003
ALSTOM has secured its third contract in recent months to supply equipment for major shipbuilding projects – mainly Carnival Liberty – scheduled for delivery in July 2005. The contract involves the supply of an electrical package for Carnival Liberty, the new vessel being built for Carnival Cruise Lines for a July 2005 delivery.

The vessel, which will be built by Fincantieri at the Port of Monfalcone in the Gulf of Trieste, Italy, will be used for year-round worldwide cruising for up to 3,500 passengers, and will feature two shaftlines of 20MW – 142 rpm each.

As leader of a consortium for this contract, which also includes ASIRobicon and Imesa, ALSTOM will supply the two synchronous motors of 20MW each and the associated power synchroconverters. With equipment idue to be delivered at the end of March 2004, ALSTOM will also provide the propulsion control system, including the remote control, the harmonic filtering system, the 11kV distribution transformers and one emergency alternator.

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