Fincantieri selects Tyco Integrated Fire & Security to secure new cruise ship

Providing security, communications and hospital infrastructure

Tyco Integrated Fire & Security, a Tyco company which designs, installs and services fire and electronic security systems for commercial, industrial and residential customers, has been selected by Italian shipbuilder, Fincantieri, one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, to provide a range of solutions for its new marine vessel, Hull 6231.Tyco will be providing project planning, supply and installation of the ship’s security, safety and communications solutions.

Tyco has a long-standing relationship with Fincantieri, during which time it has provided security and technology solutions for more than 140 marine vessels. This latest contract underscores Tyco’s expertise in the maritime sector and ability to design and install highly complex integrated security and life-safety solutions.

The vessel will feature its own fully-equipped hospital which will include a suite of medical consulting rooms, state-of-the-art treatment rooms, an intensive care ward and a medical pharmacy and laboratory. To enable the smooth operation of the hospital facilities, Tyco will be supplying the medical gas distribution system, Nurse Call care communication system and all the necessary medical equipment.

As part of the installation, Tyco will also provide Public Address and General Alarm services in addition to integrated IP Video distributed over fibre optic architecture, in order to provide effective surveillance and communications across the entire vessel.

In order to set sail, Fincantieri vessels must pass rigorous inspections from a number of international naval certification bodies including IMO, RINA, Lloyd’s Register and DNV. Fincantieri therefore chose Tyco due to its experience and expertise in the marine industry combined with its knowledge in ensuring compliance.

Commenting on selecting Tyco Integrated Fire & Security for the Hull 6231 installation, Fincantieri, said; “We have very specific needs around compliance and naval regulations for which Tyco has demonstrated a deep understanding throughout our partnership. Tyco has shown an ability to develop, customise and install a vast array of complex and innovative technologies to keep our ships both secure and compliant. We are very much looking forward to continuing to work together.”

Renato Ricciardi, General Manager, Tyco Integrated Fire & SecurityItaly, said; “Tyco’s knowledge and expertise in providing customised and highly integrated security solutions will allow us to provide the degree of integration and breadth of solutions that a vessel of Hull 6231’s magnitude requires to operate safely and securely. The long term partnership with Fincantieri is a testament to our capability in providing high quality and reliable solutions that have helped the company to minimize risks, and safeguard its reputation, growth and profitability.


About Tyco Integrated Fire and Security Continental Europe

Tyco Integrated Fire and Security, a Tyco company, designs, installs and services fire and electronic security systems for commercial, industrial and residential customers. Tyco Integrated Fire and Security’s portfolio includes intruder alarms, video surveillance, access control, electronic article surveillance, radio frequency identification, fire detection and suppression, integrated solutions and monitoring. Tyco Integrated Fire and Security solutions are used to mitigate business risks and help protect people, goods and property.

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About Fincantieri

Fincantieri is one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, which in over 200 years of maritime history has built more than 7,000 vessels. It is a world leader in cruise ship construction and a reference player in other sectors, from naval vessels to cruise ferries, from mega-yachts to special high value-added vessels, and ship repairs and conversions. Headquartered in Trieste, the Group has a total of nearly 10,000 employees and in Italy alone it has eight shipyards and two design centres. Since 2002 Fincantieri has built or has orders to build 104 ships, worth a total of Euro 24 billion, and has developed dozens of prototypes in the various business segments in which it operates.


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