Celtic Link – Fleet

Celtic Horizon

Built 2006
Visentini” di Visentini Francesco & Co, Donada, Italy
Size 26,500gt
186.5M x 25.6M x 6.6M
Capacity Passengers: 1,000
Berths: 480
Cars: 170
Lane Meters: 2275
Two MAN B & W 9L48/60B (21,600 kW)
Route Rosslare – Cherbourg

M / S Cartour Beta was launched on December 12th, 2005, and delivered to Levantina Trasporti, Bari, Italy on Mat 24th. She was then chartered to Caronte & Tourist, Italy, who used her on their Messina – Salerno and Termimi Imerese – Salerno routes, until her charter ended in may 2011.

In June 2011, she was chartered to Grande Navi Veloci, who operated her between Genoa – Porto Torres and Genoa – Tunis. In September she was laid up for a short period of time in Messina, before being sent to Palermo for refit, and was renamed Celtic Horizon. She left for delivery to Celtic Link on October 11th, arriving in Rosslare on the 16th, and entering service on the 22nd.