CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), today announced that it has established a record date for its 2010 annual meeting of stockholders.

The Company's stockholders of record at the close of business on April 2, 2010, will be entitled to notice of the annual meeting and to vote upon matters considered at the meeting. The annual meeting will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, June 1, 2010.

More information regarding the Annual Meeting will be provided in the Company's Notice of Annual Meeting, which is expected to be made available to all stockholders of record in April 2010.

Separately, on Friday, January 29, 2010, the company reported fourth-quarter financial results and declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, payable March 15 to shareholders of record March 1.

About Horizon Lines

Horizon Lines, Inc. is the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company comprised of two primary operating subsidiaries. Horizon Lines, LLC, owns or leases a fleet of 20 U.S.-flag containerships and operates five port terminals linking the continental United States with Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Micronesia and Puerto Rico. Horizon Logistics, LLC, offers customized logistics solutions to shippers from a suite of transportation and distribution management services, using information technology developed by Horizon Services Group and intermodal trucking and warehousing services provided by Sea-Logix. Transportation offerings include international ocean intermediary services and North American LTL and trucking networks. Horizon Lines, Inc. is based in Charlotte, NC, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HRZ.

SOURCE Horizon Lines, Inc.

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