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“ The high quality and construction of the products is an issue since kitchens have to deal with 24/7 operations. ROYAL TREATMENT ery included the designing of ship galleys, custom-made products – such as refrig- One of the pioneers of marine food & bev- bars and pantries as well as delivery of erators, tables, bar and buffet counters – erage is SeaKing which supplies complete galley equipment and furniture as well as at our own factory where the products catering systems to cruise ships, having installation.” are tested before they’re shipped to the delivered catering systems to 130 cruise According to Suvanto, the high qual- client.” The products are held to a high ships to all the major shipyards in Europe. ity and construction of the products is an hygiene standard as they must meet the SeaKing’s latest references from the field issue since kitchens have to deal with criteria set by USPHS. are Ovation of the Seas, Carnival Vista and 24/7 operations where you have to serve soon-to-be-delivered Harmony of the Seas, a great number of customers very quickly. LIGHT MAINTENANCE REQUIRED says Pasi Suvanto from SeaKing. The daily grind is never-ending. How about service and maintenance “In all these ships, the scope of deliv- “We design and manufacture all onboard, then? – Suvanto replies that the seatec 2/2016 35