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KONE's firsts for ships

First at sea

KONE is the leader in providing vertical transportation solutions for marine applications. First in market share, first in global service coverage, first in innovation.

KONE has been designing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining people fl ow solutions since 1910, and we have been working in the marine sector for decades. In that time we have delivered thousands of elevators and escalators for hundreds of cruise ships – every second cruise ship sailing today is equipped with a KONE People Flow™ solution. We are the leading global partner of shipowners and shipyards, and we are the top choice for naval architects and hotel managers.

First in people and goods flow solutions

KONE delivers a full range of innovative and eco-efficient solutions for managing people flow. We challenge the conventional wisdom of the industry, with such innovations as the machine-room-less KONE MonoSpace®, the energy-saving KONE EcoDisc®, and modular Plug-in installation.

Our equipment meets diverse needs. We deliver passenger and service elevators; scenic elevators that make a great fi rst impression; low-speed elevators, when space is limited; and escalators, which provide effi cient vertical transportation to eliminate bottlenecks, for example during disembarkation.

First in capability

We provide our customers with innovative and eco-efficient KONE solutions for elevators and escalators, as well as with consulting, engineering and installation services, maintenance and spare parts, modernizations and refurbishments of existing equipment.

First impressions matter

People look forward to a cruise for weeks, months or even years. When they come on board, they expect everything to be perfect. Designed by top architects, KONE interiors help create not only a good first impression, but also a great lasting one.

First in efficiency and reliability

Over the lifetime of the equipment, the energy efficiency of KONE solutions can really add up – the money you save on energy can be more than the initial cost of the equipment itself.

First in coverage

Every port is your home port for KONE maintenance and spare parts. Our global service network serves you in more than 50 countries and all major ports.

The first step to a new beginning

KONE offers a full range of choices for modernization: from modular replacement of one component or system to complete replacement of the equipment.

We are first because we pay attention to every detail. First time, every time.