Carnival Cruise Line has taken on Wednesday the new 1
Carnival Horizon is 323 meters (1,060 feet) long and accommodates more than 6,400 people on board, including 3,954 passengers. She was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera and is second in the Vista class of the series: sister ship after Carnival Vista – the largest unit Fincantieri has ever built for the fleet of the Carnival Cruise Line in Monfalcone in April 2016.
The new ship will move to Barcelona, Spain, where it will embark on a first 13-day voyage on 13 April – the first of four departures from the European port. The ship will then make a transatlantic crossing before arriving in New York on May 23, following a Pierside name ceremony with the godmother, Grammy-winning musician, and celebrated actress Queen Latifah
following a summer flight schedule from Carnival Horizon will move to Miami from September 22 for a year round schedule of six- and eight-day Caribbean cruises.  Carnival Horizon was built with the latest navigation and security systems after safe return to port standards. It also has advanced energy-saving technologies and meets the strictest environmental regulations with energy-efficient engines and an emission control system.
Since 1990, Fincantieri has built 81 cruise liners (58 out of 2002), 64 for the various Carnival brands. Another 44 are currently being planned or built in the shipyards of the group.