Horizon Shipbuilding has signed a contract for the construction of a 135 x 32 ft. (41.1 x 9.7 m) dinner cruise vessel for an unnamed client. Scheduled for a March 2000 delivery, construction of the vessel commenced at Horizon's Bayou LaBatre, Ala. facility.
Designed by A.K. Suda Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the vessel will be certified to U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter K regulations for vessels under 100-gt. Twin Caterpillar 3408 diesel marine turbocharged engines will power the vessel with electrical power provided by two 105 kW and one 170 kW CAT power