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Cape Liberty Cruise Port Royal Caribbean International Terminal, Bayonne, N.J.

Cape Liberty Cruise Port's Royal Caribbean International Terminal was constructed in eight months to be ready for the arrival of Royal Caribbean International's new vessel, the 167,800-ton, 4,180-passenger Quantum of the Seas, from Europe.

Cape Liberty Cruise Port's Royal Caribbean International Terminal was constructed in eight months to be ready for the arrival of Royal Caribbean International's new vessel, the 167,800-ton, 4,180-passenger Quantum of the Seas, from Europe.

Varco Pruden Buildings supplied its Rigid Frame system and Standing Seam Roof (SSR) system with a white finish. The wall system utilized Varco Pruden Buildings' Vee Rib and Panel Rib with a Cool Zinc Gray KXL paint finish. Additionally, 22 of Varco Pruden Buildings' PrisMAX SL units were installed for daylighting.

Fitzpatrick & Associates Inc. designed the 125,000-square-foot guest terminal to meet sustainable requirements based on the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program. The project was completed in December 2014 and includes space for check-ins, customs and immigration and luggage processing. Additionally, U.S. Customs & Border Patrol offices, a connecting concourse and two passenger boarding bridges were constructed.

Royal Caribbean International has used the Cape Liberty Cruise Port as a terminal for several of its cruise liners since 2004. In 2014, Royal Caribbean International and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey agreed to add a guest terminal at the port. The port and terminal are located on New York Harbor, seven miles from New York City and three miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Design-builder: Fitzpatrick & Associates Inc., Tinton Falls, N.J.

Metal building system/daylighting: Varco Pruden Buildings, Memphis, Tenn., www.vp.com