Marine Research & Military Vessel Charters

The MV Horizon is a well equipped liveaboard dive vessel supporting all types of marine research and military marine operations from San Diego, California. For the past three decades we have worked with scientists, marine surveyors, Military Sealift Command, the United States Navy, Marines, Air Force and Special Operations offshore of San Diego, California.

We conduct 5-30 day marine operations as far as the Baja peninsula and into the Sea of Cortez.

Additionally, as a contracted maritime support vessel we offer Pacific military marine defense organizations operational support from underwater drone recovery to towed hydrophone arrays offshore. Clients include Raytheon, Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, Austral USA and BEA Systems. Based in San Diego, Ca year round we are the go to vessel for incident calls and long term marine projects requiring a seasoned crew who know every inch of Southern California waters. Our crew have even supported white shark tagging and tracking programs and autonomous underwater drone research with great white sharks at Guadalupe Island in Mexico. We have the experience and desire to make your marine research/marine military operations as productive as possible.

Military Marine Contracting

The MV Horizon has been to go to marine operations vessel for several Special Operations teams based in Southern California. We offer passenger time charters, dry cargo time charters, special time charter, and military operations offshore. We are here to assist in your needs 24/7. If we cannot assist your military and civilian contracting needs we can find you a vessel of opportunity that can assist.

Marine Research Southern California

Our crews and vessels have extensive experience working with scientific research teams and will ensure that you have the resources and help needed to make your journey comfortable and as efficient as possible.

Experience is all that matters. Contact us today for a quote at 619-881-7561.