HORIZON DISCOVERY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HORIZON DISCOVERY
    • Operator : HORIZON LINES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Containership (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Containership
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 26000
  • Location
    • City : JACKSON= VILLE
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 7425
    • Full Load Capacity : 15000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 670 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 90 Feet
    • Overall Length : 700.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 90 Feet
    • Load draft : 32.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.6 Feet
    • Height : 140 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 516464

HORIZON LINES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. DOMESTIC TRADE (CONUS, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO & ALASKA)

HORIZON ANCHORAGE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON CONSUMER

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON EAGLE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON FAIRBANKS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON KODIAK

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON PACIFIC

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON PRODUCER

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON RELIANCE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON SPIRIT

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON TACOMA

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

HORIZON TRADER

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eastern Lays Keel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Lays Keel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Monday held a keel authentication ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Chase (WMSM-916), at its Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla.The 360-foot vessel is the second of the Heritage-class OPC being built by Eastern to replace the Coast Guard's 210-foot and 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutters.

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

VIDEO: Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard

Ocean explorer and scientist Dr. Robert D. Ballard opens up on his personal life and his world-famous ocean discoveries like never before in his new book, “Into the Deep.” Best known as ‘the man who found the Titanic,’ Marine Technology Reporter had the opportunity to interview Ballard on the contents of the book

Chinese Naval Vessels Arrive in Indonesia to Assist with Sunken Submarine Retrieval

Chinese Naval Vessels Arrive in Indonesia to Assist with Sunken Submarine Retrieval

Three Chinese vessels, one with a manned submersible capable of descending to 10,000 meters (32,800 ft), have arrived in Indonesian waters to help retrieve a submarine that sank and broke apart last month, killing 53 on board, an official said.Indonesian navy officials and experts have acknowledged how difficult the salvage operation will be to recover the Nanggala-402 submarine lying on the sea

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park.Scientists discovered a sea snake thought to be locally extinct and saw several species such as the great spotted cowrie (Perissersoa guttata) for the first time in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park, off Australia

VIDEO: BP's Argos Platform Sails Away from S. Korea

VIDEO: BP's Argos Platform Sails Away from S. Korea

Oil major BP has informed that its Argos oil platform, built by Samsung Heavy Industry, has set sail from South Korea and is en route to Texas.The platform, which will be capable of producing up to 140,000 gross barrels of crude oil per day from up to 14 production wells, will be deployed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as part of the Mad Dog 2 development.

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

A new examination of the wreck of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives, will be possible from the summer when a change to Swedish law comes into force, news agency TT reported on Thursday.The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry’s bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has canceled additional voyages in the early months of 2021 as it works to meet requirements to resume operations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Having already suspended U.S. cruises for the remainder of this year, the cruise industry giant said Wednesday it has canceled all voyages from U.S.

Guyana: ExxonMobil Sanctions $9B Payara Offshore Development

Guyana: ExxonMobil Sanctions $9B Payara Offshore Development

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has reached a final investment decision on a $9 billion offshore oil development project in Guyana, following the approval by the government.To remind, Reuters last Friday reported that Guyana was close to reaching a deal with Exxon to green-light the project "after the company committed to stricter environmental restrictions on gas flaring and wastewater.

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with the loss of 852 lives in Europe’s worst peacetime maritime disaster since World War Two.The roll-on roll-off ferry, carrying 803 passengers and 186 crew, sank on a stormy Baltic Sea shortly after midnight on Sept. 28, 1994.

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

A new Mayflower has been launched in Plymouth, 400 years after its historic namesake set sail from southwest England to America.The new vessel won't be carrying pilgrim settlers across the Atlantic. In fact, it won't hold any crew or passengers at all. The sleek AI- and solar-powered trimaran is autonomy level five, meaning it can operate independently with no human intervention.

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out Spirit of Adventure, the second new cruise ship it has built for British company Saga Cruises.The 58,250 GT cruise ship left the shipyard's covered building dock I (hall 5) on Friday, allowing the funnel to be lifted onto the ship by crane and mounted.

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.