Genoa – After carrying out a massive restructuring of Pacific Explorer last year, De Wave Group contributed once again to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet conversion project at the Sembcorp Marine shipyard in Singapore with recent work in Pacific Ocean EncounterAnd the In preparation for the ship’s entry into the P&O fleet. Also in this regard, De Wave will also be interested in installations at Pacific Adventure, which will enter the P&O fleet by the end of this year.
A pioneer in cruises in Australia for nearly 90 years, P&O Cruises is operated by Carnival Australia, the country’s largest cruise line, which in turn is part of Holland America Group (HAG) Within the global travel and leisure group Carnival Corporation & PLC.
In the Pacific Encounter Project, De Wave Group acted as a sole contractor Qualified interventions were carried out on the inland part of the vessel, providing full service Turnkey service including all logistical and technical aspects.
Precetti Far-East CEO Giacomo Boogie commented: “Even in this difficult period, we were able to organize several bins of materials and coordinate the work of a team of more than 200 qualified people from 4 continents, and have successfully completed a prestigious project for our group. “
Working at Pacific Encounter
In preparation for the entry into the P&O Cruises Australia fleet of sister brand Princess Cruises, Pacific Encounter has been refurbished with fixed upholstery, upholstery, floor coverings and walls. In addition, the existing ceilings have been repainted.
For the realization of the project, about 50 containers of materials were shipped and 200 people from 4 continents participated, divided into different businesses; The interventions included more than 5,000 square meters of renovated space and more than 3,000 square meters of wall coverings; Finally, 3,500 square meters of artificial turf for outdoor spaces, 8,000 square meters of fabrics and 10,000 square meters of carpets have been installed.
A large part of the project that De Wave Group workers have undertaken concerns the catering area called “The Pantry”. Special catering equipment has been installed, including protective glass screens with integrated LED lights and heating lights, which is an integral part of the requirements for maintaining the health and well-being of guests and staff.
During this year, De Wave Group will participate in the Pacific Adventure project as part of the transformation of the P&O Cruises Australia fleet.