Horizon Lines Hosts Army National Guard Exercise

Friday, December 07, 2007
Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico, a subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc. hosted a series of exercises conducted by The Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) at the company's port facility in Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico on December 4th.

The team consists of members of military, law enforcement, and civilian agencies and entities including The Army National Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and members of Horizon Lines'safety and security management team. There are currently 32 such Civil Support Teams established nationwide.

The exercises included a simulation of a possible radioactive reading aboard a containership. The vessel Horizon Producer was utilized for the drill and members of the crew and terminal personnel also participated.

The CST is an essential element in the Department of Defense's program to provide support to civil authorities in the event of an incident involving weapons of mass destruction in the United States.

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