This engine and all of the electrical and mechanical equipment in the engine room was protected by an alarm system which sounded on the navigating bridge
and in the living accommodation if a fault occurred.
The cylinder of the top recessed storey - a counterpart of the small Classical curret of the old building - lowors over the 'steamer's forecastle' like a navigating bridge
. The central spiral stair gives access to the large, almost, entirely glazed, round conference room.
From Curacao airport, taxis took us to see a green-painted hull with a white-painted superstructure, a midships navigating bridge
and aft engine room, with a flying bridge between the fore and aft accommodation.