Horizon, US Dispute Over Vessel Repair Duties Ended

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 5:59 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has resolved a spat over duties assessed for three costs incurred by Horizon Lines LLC while docking its vessel in a Portugal port in 2002, ruling that duties for two repairs should be refunded to the company, while additional tug expenses charged to Horizon on a prorated basis should be upheld.

In separate slip opinions in the U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday, Judge Evan Wallach found that work performed on certain cell entry guides were nondutiable modifications but that the disputed...
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