Icon of the Seas
The First Icon
Icon of the Seas is a cruise ship built for Royal Caribbean International by Meyer Turku Shipyard and is the lead ship of the Icon class. The ship is powered by liquified natural gas (LNG), and with a gross tonnage of 250,800, Icon of the Seas is the largest cruise ship in the world. The ship’s engines can be powered with both LNG and distillate fuel, and the ship also contains other alternative energy features, like the use of fuel cells to produce electricity and fresh water. Icon of the Seas is the first Royal Caribbean vessel to utilize such technology. The company claims the ship has the tallest waterfall, the tallest water slide, the largest waterpark, and the first suspended infinity pool of any ship.
Helkama Bica was the main cable supplier producing and delivering over 7500 km of cables on time and according to Meyer Turku Shipyard’s production schedule. Helkama covered the full scope of low voltage power and instrumentation cabling needs for the project.