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Cable and pipe transits for cruise ships

Cable and pipe transits for cruise ships

Thousands of Roxtec cable and pipe transits are used onboard Oasis of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship built at STX Europe in Finland.

Peace of mind in Caribbean waters

Roxtec seals are found everywhere from the engine room up to the bridge and the royal cabin balcony – and even in the central palm tree park fountain lighting! The sealing system protects against risks caused by water, fire, and smoke. It also reduces noise and material fatigue – and provides the ability to continuously upgrade.

Roxtec makes it possible for us to use plastic pipes wherever we want. We reduce the need for welding, balance overall weight and avoid corrosion issues.
Sebastian Brunila, Senior Superintendent of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

Reasons for choosing Roxtec

  • Sealing for increased safety
  • Excellent tests and approvals
  • Local service and support
  • Built-in spare capacity
  • Multidiameter™ by Roxtec – the seals are adaptable to different sizes of cables and pipes through sealing modules with removable layers

Project facts

Project description

New-build of cruise ship

Owner

Royal Caribbean International

Main contractor

STX Europe

On-yard supplier

Elektroskandia Finland and Onninen Oy

Applications

A wide range of cable and pipe penetrations in decks, bulkheads and cabinets – from service area and engine room, through dining room and casino up to the bridge and royal cabin balcony lighting.

Sealing requirements

Approved for use in A-class and H-class-rated sections according to IMO Resolution A.754 (18) and SOLAS, approved for 4 bar water pressure and 2 bar gas pressure.

 

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