Our contribution to the new Rome Cruise Terminal (RCT) in Civitavecchia:

Travel in comfort with:

  • Efficient handling of cruise liners
  • Ease of access and improved walking comfort
  • Emergency exit protection with break-out leaves
  • Centrally operated for greater convenience and security
    in day-to-day operations and in case of hazards
  • Designed for marine traffic:
    all door drives are corrosion-resistant and waterproof
  • Support of the construction phase: Coordination with everyone
    involved in the building process

Cruises are increasingly popular amongst holidaymakers and the new Rome Cruise Terminal (RCT) in Civitavecchia harbour was specially built for cruise liners. It commenced operations right at the start of the holiday season, providing mooring for Mediterranean cruise liners and land excursions. It offers passengers maximum comfort and convenience – even before they board ship. The largest ocean-going giants will receive supplies and be dispatched more quickly and efficiently. Europe’s most state-of-the-art cruise liner terminal was named after the legendary sailor and explorer Amerigo Vespucci. The RCT operator network (Costa Cruises, MSC Cruises, and Royal Caribbean) has invested 20 million euro in the new 11,000 square metre building.

Stress-free check-in

Convenient check-in is crucial for the thousands of cruise passengers, loaded with luggage, who join ships every day. Smooth handling of large numbers of passengers at the terminal entrances takes top priority.

  • Accessibility through automatic sliding doors
  • Reliable automatic doors in salty sea air and wind
  • Emergency exit protection

The GEZE Italia subsidiary provides excellent, cost-effective door solutions thanks to the various options provided by the automatic doors range and the team’s far-reaching expertise in providing solutions to construction projects. The requirements of passengers and everyone working in the terminal, as well as the operators were considered from the very beginning. GEZE also ensured smooth collaboration with everyone involved in the building so that the automatic doors could be easily and quickly implemented.

Perfectly fine-tuned door systems

The first point of contact for passengers is baggage control on the ground floor of the terminal. The double-leaf automatic sliding doors at the front entrance are subject to heavy use. ECdrive drive systems ensure practically noiseless, automatic, and barrier-free opening and closing of the doors. The hold-open time of the sliding doors depends on the number of people going through. With ECdrive door drives, users and operators enjoy the following benefits:

  • always barrier-free and easily accessible through intelligent, digital controls
    and self-monitoring sensors
  • highest security standards through DIN 18650 certification
  • uncompromising reliability: high number of movement cycles due to exceptional quality
  • individually adjustable movement parameters (acceleration, hold-open time, opening and closing speed)

‘Break-out’: maximum security on the escape route

The majority of the sliding doors with an escape route feature have been installed in a break-out version. In hazardous situations, additional door fittings with a rotate feature enable the door leaf to swing out manually. The turn-tilt fittings create the largest possible opening widths so that the terminal can be evacuated safely and as quickly as possible. All door drives are designed for the rigours of marine traffic, and are corrosion-resistant and waterproof while all the electronic components are concealed inside the doors. The robust and visually appealing sliding doors are also stable in high winds.

Centrally operated

The intelligent digital controls allow the ECdrive automatic doors to be networked and connected to the building technology management system. Door faults can be reported to the central location. Connection to alarm system and the emergency exit protection system allows either individual or all automatic doors to be operated remotely operated in case of hazards.

There are 60 check-in desks on the first floor. ECdrive sliding doors allow passengers and staff to pass between individual areas and reach the terrace accessibly and easily. Passengers can enjoy a comfortable, bright waiting area with a cafeteria, bars, and a VIP lounge prior to boarding. A small museum houses an exhibition on the history of Civitavecchia and the Latium region, which along with its capital Rome, has had an influence on all of European culture.

Years of experience in the marine sector

GEZE has many years of experience in marine transport technology, particularly in shipbuilding. For example, all the cruise liners in the AIDA fleet at Meyer Werft are equipped with GEZE products.

Über die GEZE GmbH

The GEZE brand stands for innovation and premium quality products, processes and services. GEZE is one of the leaders on the market and is a reliable partner worldwide for door, window and safety technology products and systems. No matter what the requirements of the building are – GEZE realises optimum solutions and combines functionality and security with comfort and design. GEZE door closers open up numerous technical and visual options. Every day millions of people go through doors equipped with the overhead door closers from the TS 5000 series and enjoy the barrier-free convenience of automatic door systems, e.g. the Slimdrive and Powerturn lines. The integrated all-glass design systems are pure aesthetics. GEZE also has a wide product range for window and ventilation technology. Complete "intelligent" smoke and heat exhaust solutions (RWA) and a comprehensive selection of door systems for RWA air supply solutions are also available for preventative fire protection. GEZE’s safety technology includes escape and rescue route solutions, lock technology and access control systems. With system expertise, GEZE creates coordinated system solutions that combine individual functions and security requirements in one intelligent system. The latest innovations are the new building automation system GEZE Cockpit and interface modules for integrating GEZE products into networking solutions which turn buildings into Smart Buildings. GEZE product solutions have received numerous awards and can be found in renowned structures all over the world. The company is represented by 31 subsidiaries, 27 of which are abroad, a flexible and highly efficient distribution and service network and more than 3,000 employees worldwide and generated revenues of over 406 million Euros in the 2016/2017 business year. www.geze.com

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

Reinhold-Vöster-Str. 21-29
71229 Leonberg
Telefon: +49 (7152) 203-0
Telefax: +49 (7152) 203-310

Ellen Schellinger
Public Relations
Telefon: +49 (7152) 203-536
Fax: +49 (7152) 203-77536
E-Mail: e.schellinger@geze.com
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