Long-idle containership towed from Washington for scrap


(BELLINGHAM, Wash.) — The containership Horizon Fairbanks was towed from Bellingham early Monday after sitting idle in port for nearly a decade, The Bellingham Herald reported. When active, the 669-foot ship hauled cargo to Alaska. Vessel owner Matson reportedly sold Horizon Fairbanks to a ship recycling company based in Brownsville, Texas.

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By Professional Mariner Staff