SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 10, 2011
HORIZON LINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
4064 Colony Road, Suite 200
Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On June 10, 2011, Horizon Lines, Inc. (the Company) entered into an amendment (the Amendment) with certain holders (the Exchanging Holders) of a majority of its unsecured 4.25% convertible senior notes due 2012, to the previously announced Restructuring Support Agreements, dated June 1, 2011. The Amendment was entered into to extend, from June 10, 2011 to June 17, 2011, (i) the deadline by which the Company is to receive subscription commitments for $350 million in aggregate principal amount of the Companys 9.0% senior secured notes to be issued and sold to the Exchanging Holders and (ii) the Exchanging Holders and the Companys continued support for the recapitalization and to allow the parties to discuss certain modifications to the terms of the recapitalization.
The foregoing summary of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is subject to and qualified in its entirety by the full text of the form of Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and incorporated by reference herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.