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Merima top quality interiors already a quarter century M erima is a state of the art turn-key public area interior supplier for newbuildings & refurbishments regarding Cruise Vessels & Car-Passenger ferries both old and new on the whole range. Onboard Norwegian Breakaway the range goes from outside pool area with water features and Bar to Ice Bar, Raw Bar, Salt Room and Teppanyaki Japanese restaurant and spaces between. Merima is able to build all public spaces up to pool and upper decks. Recent Cruise Vessel orders include five (5) newbuildings of which three newbuildings at Meyer Werft in Germany, N.B. 692 “Norwegian Getaway”, “Project Sunshine” for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, N.B. 697 and sister ship N.B. 698, and two at STX Finland Turku shipyard, Cruise Ship for TUI Cruise, N.B. 1383 and her sister ship, N.B. 1384. Latest on the Ferry market is RoPax ferry for CMAL, N.B. 764. German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. M/S Norwegian Breakaway entrance Le Bistro KG has awarded Merima contract of turn-key interior outfitting of all public areas. The ferry will be delivered 2014. Latest refurbishments M/S Monarch of the Seas delivered Two recently delivered car-passenger ferries; Spirit of Britain in April 2013 in Bahamas additional to M/S Horizon a vessel of and Spirit of France for P&O Ferries was built in STX Finland Rau- Pullmantur Ship Management/Croisière de France at Chantier ma shipyard. Merima turn-key contract with STX included inte- Navale de Marseille delivered in 2012. rior outfitting of decks 8 and 9, total 8 000 square meters of restaurants, shops, lounges and lobbies. More information The fabulous new M/S Viking Grace The greenest cruise ferry in the world saves water and energy with Oras’ faucets Oras Group develops, manufactures and markets innovative high-quality faucets. Known for its user-friendly, ecological and safe faucets since 1945, family owned Oras is also the world’s leading manufacturer of touchless faucets. Design cooperation with the Italian design company Alessi since early 2000 has made Oras one of the trendsetters in the industry. E cological values have always been important to us. Decades of experience in developing water and energy saving solu- tions have ensured that ecological aspects are our strongest area of expertise. Today we provide entire product families of ecological smart faucets. Touchless Oras Cubista smart faucets at public restrooms at M/S Viking Grace. Oras presented the touchless, electronic faucets to the Eu- ter hygiene. Studies show that touchless smart faucets are more ropean HVAC market in the 1990s. As the world’s leading man- hygienic than single lever faucets. Naturally, since they do oper- ufacturer of touchless faucets our products represent the abso- ate without touching the faucet. The surface of touchless smart lute peak of the market. faucet stays cleaner for longer. In the cruise ships, this is a con- Touchless function is the most desirable faucet feature in any place where hygiene is a concern. Since 80 % of the microbes venient feature for the passen