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Company: Horizon Lines, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyMatson
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Penalty: $20,000,000
Year: 2011
Date: May 27, 2011
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: Horizon agreed to pay $20 million to settle litigation alleging it was part of a conspiracy to fix prices of shipping services between Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Puerto Rico
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:08md1960
Case Name: In re: Puerto Rican Cabotage Antitrust Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Hawaii
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Current Parent: ocean shipping
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