Coast Guard investigating cruise ship Carnival Horizon allision in Manhattan

Coast Guard Sector New York LogoNEW YORK – The Coast Guard is investigating an allision between the cruise ship Carnival Horizon and a pier at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, Tuesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service were alerted of the accident on Tuesday morning. Investigators, Marine Inspectors and a Facilities team from Coast Guard Sector New York were called to the scene after the Carnival Horizon allided with Pier 90 while mooring at Pier 88 in the Manhattan Cruise Terminal.

No injuries or pollution were reported as a result of the allision.

The Coast Guard is investigating the extent of the damage to Pier 90 and the cause of the allision.

An allision occurs when a vessel runs into a stationary object as opposed to a collision when two moving objects run into each other.

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