Allure of the Seas Delivering a hydronic solution ensuring the highest comfort levels on the world’s largest passenger vessel.




The Challenge
The “Allure of the Seas” is, together with its sister “Oasis of the Seas”, the world’s largest passenger vessel. With 361m in length, 66m in breadth and 72m in height, this vessel has a maximum capacity of 6 360 passengers on 16 passenger decks and 2 100 members of staff. Built by STX Europe in Finland, the “Allure of the Seas” is the most important single product ever exported from Finland.
To fulfil the requirements of this luxury liner, STX Europe needed a strong, knowledgeable partner who could deliver a hydronic solution ensuring the highest comfort levels on all parts of the ship as well as operational efficiency and reliability.

The solution​
Following successful cooperation betwee​n the local IMI Hydronic Engineering team and STX Europe on previous projects, IMI Hydronic Engineering was asked to support the development of a hydronic solution which would ensure a well-balanced and controllable cooling system.

With the support of the experts at IMI Hydronic Engineering’s Engineering Support Centre, the hydronic calculations were done in detail which paid off during commissioning, where, according to the contractor, commissioning time was cut by 66% compared to previous projects with less detailed calculations.

The owner of the vessel was also extremely pleased with the controllability and accuracy of the system when they performed control measurements as part of the hand over process.
Facts
Project type Sports & Leisure
Building Allure of the Seas
Consultant STX Europe
Owner Royal Carribean Intl.
Products STAD and STAF, STAF-SG

IMI in Action

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31 October 2019
New version of HyTools app
15 March 2019
TA-Slider
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05 October 2017
Simply Compresso
05 October 2017
Annual Hydronic Balancing Sales Conference
13 February 2017
Balancing and Control Specialist Conference
13 February 2017
NEBB Recertification Program - Atlanta Training Center
13 February 2017
Air and dirt can undermine system performance
06 May 2016
Allure of the Seas