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Transportation Company - Horizon Lines - Container Logistics

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Transportation Company - Horizon Lines - Container Logistics
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Company NameHorizon Lines
Company Web SiteLink
CategoryContainer Logistics
Year Founded2003
Final Year of Operation2015
TerminationAcquired
Successor/ParentMatson (Details)
CountryUnited States (Details)



Company History: Horizon Lines, Inc. was an American domestic ocean shipping and logistics company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the largest Jones Act maritime shipping and logistics company and accounted for approximately 37% of all US container shipments linking the continental United States to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Under the Jones Act, maritime shipments between US ports is restricted to US-built, owned, and flagged vessels operated by predominantly US-citizen crews. The company originated from Sea-Land Service, Inc. The domestic liner operations of Sea-Land were sold in 2003 and thereafter operated under the name Horizon Lines. Horizon became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005.
In 2015 the company was acquired by Matson Navigation Company
Successor/Parent History:
Matson, Inc. (formerly known as Matson Navigation Company), is a public shipping company which was founded in 1882.[2] The company provides shipping services Pacific-wide, mainly to and from the Hawaiian islands
Brief History:
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.

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Item created by: Powderman on 2018-10-21 09:34:09

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