Meyer orders Metso automation for Quantum class trio

Quantum class cruise shipSEPTEMBER 2, 2013 — Meyer Werft has selected Metso DNA for the Integrated Alarm, Monitoring & Control System (IAMCS) for the three  167,800 grt, 1,141 ft (348 m) 4,180 passenger Quantum class cruise ships it is building for Royal Caribbean at its Papenburg, Germany, shipyard.

The IAMCS will be sized to handle close to 18.000 I/O's (inputs/outputs) in the ships' machinery, air-condition and emergency shutdown systems. Management of the diesel electric power plant is an integral part of the Metso DNA system.

Metso has supplied automation system components earlier to Royal Caribbean International's Radiance class and Celebrity Cruises Solstice class ships as well as many other cruise projects at Meyer Werft over the years.

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