The New Horizon Hull 462D completes sea trial

13 May 2016

New Horizon hull 462D successfully concluded its sea trial on 11 May.

This is the fourth in a series of six Post Panamax vessels that Höegh Autoliners will take delivery of over the next 6 months.

The Naming Ceremony for the vessel will be held on 25 May in Xiamen, China.

The New Horizon design is the world’s largest PCTC by capacity, with a deck area of 71,400 m². The ship can carry 8,500 car equivalent units and has the flexibility to carry also high and heavy project cargo. With focus on energy efficiency throughout the design process, the New Horizon will emit only half of the CO2 per transported unit, compared to a conventional car carrier. Due to its energy efficiency, the vessel design has been nominated to Nor-Shipping's Energy Efficiency award 2015.