Horizon Lines is one of the nation s leading shipping and logistics companies. The company accounts for more than 35 percent of the total United States marine container shipments between the continental U.S. and the non-contiguous Jones Act markets of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam. Horizon Lines in headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., and maintains an office Honolulu. The company began trading in Hawaii in 1987 and operates a terminal facility at Pier 51A on Sand Island, Hawaii. All vessels in Horizon Lines shipping fleet were built in American shipyards, are crewed by Americans and are U.S.-flagged. Horizon Lines-Raymond was named the Carolinas 2005 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.