Tuesday, July 19, 2016
M/V Horizon Trader
Defense

Whistleblowing: Ship Master Wins Large Settlement In US Court

By Charlie Goetsch – A United States court has awarded over $1 Million in damages to former Horizon Lines master John Loftus. Captain Loftus filed suit after he was abruptly removed as Master in 2013 due...

July 19, 2016
Total Views: 80

Friday, April 24, 2015
News

Sale of Horizon Lines’ Hawaii Business Cleared by DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared the sale of Horizon Lines' Hawaii business to The Pasha Group.

April 24, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, January 12, 2015
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Secures ECA Sulphur Limit Waiver

Soon-to-be defunct Horizon Lines says it has been issued a waiver from the North American ECA fuel sulfur content requirements allowing three of its Jones Act vessels to continue to use low-sulfur heavy fuel oil on its Alaska trade route.

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
News

Horizon Lines to Terminate Puerto Rico Service, Announces Sale of Remaining Company

Struggling Jones Act shipping company Horizon Lines announced Tuesday plans to terminate its Puerto Rico operations and said that it has separately entered into a series of definitive agreements that will result in the sale of the entire company.

November 11, 2014
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
News

Jones Act Carriers Agree to $3.4 Million Settlement Over Price Fixing Claims

Jones Act shipping companies Sea Star Line and Horizon Lines have agreed to pay a combine $3.4 million to settle claims of their involvement in a price fixing scheme related to government transportation contracts.

March 11, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Maritime News

SEE ALSO: US Carriers Lean Towards LNG as Marine Fuel of the Future

US Jones Act flag-carriers Horizon Lines and Matson are eyeing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the fuel of the future.

November 12, 2013
Total Views: 3

Thursday, November 7, 2013
News

MARAD to Fund Two LNG Projects for $1.4 Million

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced Thursday that it is providing a total of $1.4 million for two projects the increased use of LNG as a marine fuel in the U.S. maritime industry.

November 7, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Engineering News

Horizon Lines to Install Modern Dual Fuel Engines on Pair of Cargo Ships

Horizon Lines on Wednesday revealed some information about its plans to convert two of its steam-powered cargo vessels to dual fuel engines capable of burning conventional liquid fuels or LNG.

June 26, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
News

Horizon Lines Seeking Foreign Yard for Dual Fuel Conversions

Horizon Lines is in the preliminary stages of converting two of its Jones Act-qualified, steam-powered containerships to the use of dual fuel... at a foreign shipyard!

June 19, 2013
Total Views: 31

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Maritime News

GAO Report Debunks Jones Act Puerto Rico Rate Claims

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released its long-awaited findings from a study examining the affects of modifying the Jones Act for shipping goods between the U.S. and Puerto...

March 21, 2013
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Horizon Reliance
Defense

Horizon Reliance to the Rescue, Yet Again

The Pacific is a huge expanse of open ocean, and oddly enough the container ship Horizon Reliance happened to be in the right place at the right time for the...

June 12, 2012
Total Views: 72

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Names New CEO

Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) today announced that Sam Woodward has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and has been appointed to the company’s Board of...

June 7, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Maritime News

Ship Finance Agrees To Terminate Charter Agreements with Horizon Lines

Ship Finance International Ltd. (SFL) agreed to terminate chartering agreements with Horizon Lines Inc. (HRZL) as the struggling U.S. operator undergoes a restructuring process to reduce debt and will see...

April 10, 2012
Total Views: 0

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Incidents

Horizon Reliance Responds to High Seas Distress Call, Rescues Family of Three [VIDEO]

Horizon Lines’ Chief Mate Steven Itson gives a replay of the rescue at sea: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPNb_uRhG_c The crew of the 38-foot sailboat Liahona contacted the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska Tuesday at approximately 5:30...

February 9, 2012
Total Views: 30

Monday, January 30, 2012
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Fined $1.5 Million in Environmental Record-Keeping Incident

Horizon Lines has announced that the company has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve previously announced oily water separator violations in the US-Hawaii service....

January 30, 2012
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Reaches Settlement Agreement in Price Fixing Case

Horizon Lines said today that it has entered into a settlement agreement with all of the remaining shippers that accused the comapny of price fixing rates and surcharges between the...

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Slashes Trans-Pacific Service

Horizon Lines today said it plans on slashing its trans-Pacific container service, Five Star Express (FSX), between the U.S. West Coast, Guam and China starting in the fourth quarter.  The...

October 25, 2011
Total Views: 11

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Horizon Lines Shares Delisted From NYSE

Horizon Lines’ common stock started trading on the over-the-counter securities market today under the symbol HRZL following the companies delisting from the New York Stock Exchange. The switch to the OTC marketplace...

October 20, 2011
Total Views: 6

Monday, May 2, 2011
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Gets Break On Charter Payments From CSX

Horizon Lines Inc. (HRZ) received a break on some of its expenses from former parent company CSX Corp. (CSX), which agreed to reduce Horizon’s charter payments on three leased vessels...

May 2, 2011
Total Views: 2

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Maritime News

Horizon Lines Gets Reduced Fine That Will Help Dodge Default

Horizon Lines Inc. (HRZ) said a federal court has agreed to reduce the company’s fine related to a conspiracy to fix rates and surcharges for marine freight transportation over a...

April 28, 2011
Total Views: 1