With reliable, future-proof cabling and connectivity solutions in place, Carnival Cruise Line can be confident in knowing that its ships have the capability to support increasing numbers of active devices on board, as well as new technology that provides better guest experiences and the integration of many systems onto ship networks.
"Belden truly helps Carnival simplify project management
and protect the company’s investment. As a single
infrastructure partner, Belden provides proven products and
certified installers that we depend on."
Paul Whitney, IT Director
Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Spirit is the name ship of the Spirit-class of cruise ships. The two-week dry dock in Singapore yielded a new Pixels Digital Photo Gallery, SoulPlay creative studio, new duty-free shops and the Warehouse video arcade to improve the customer experience.
$80-100 million total project cost | 2,200 passengers capacity
Fincantieri became the fourth-largest shipbuilder in the world in 2018. The company builds commercial and military vessels. Fincantieri employs approximately 10,000 workers in eight different shipyards, two design centers and one research center. Total backlog in 2018 is at a record 29.8 billion euros, amounting to approximately six times 2017 revenues
10,000 workers | $29.8 billion euro backlog (record)
Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) had a record-breaking year: 29 cruise ships were contracted for dry dock in 2018, up from 23 cruise vessels in 2017. The Yard has three dry docks capable of docking vessels up to 82,500 tons. Multiple cruise lines are serviced from this port/dry dock, which is just off the Florida coast.
$80-100M total cost per ship | 29 cruise ships contracted for dry-dock