After a successful project with Carnival Cruise Line manufacturing and installing the Amber Cove port sign in the Dominican Republic, SouthWood was entrusted with creating signage for the new terminal in Barcelona, Spain. Europe’s newest passenger cruise terminal, named Helix, is in the port’s Adossat wharf.
Helix was designed to accommodate Carnival’s new class of green cruise ships that will be fully operated by LNG. Designed by Catalan architecture firm Battle I Roig, Helix reflects modern architectural style with straight lines and a minimalist concept that will create a contemporary and comfortable guest environment, says Carnival. The aluminum letters of the building monument are sleek and clean, reflecting the modern, minimalistic style.
Construction on the project began in July 2016.Carnival held a ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018 to officially open the terminal. The 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon departed on its inaugural sailing from the port on April 2.Carnival Corporation is expecting to accommodate over one million passengers through Barcelona.
Blake and Ty are a dynamic set of brothers who cumulatively have over ten years under their belts at SouthWood. Ty handles the setup of digital artwork pulled from shop drawings, matches colors, prints and laminates. He enjoys challenging projects and problem solving and in his free time he paints murals. Blake is the Assistant Plant Manager, coordinating the pace at which jobs go through the shop by communicating with all departments. Blake is a skydiving fanatic with 350 jumps in less than three years.