Puerto Rico Announcement : Operations : Hurricane Igor and Tropical Storm Julia – Update 2
September 13th, 2010
PUERTO RICO SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Hurricane Igor and Tropical Storm Julia – Update 2
Dear Valued Customer:
Over the weekend TS Igor strengthened significantly and is now a Category 4 Hurricane. Igor is currently 940 miles east of the Leeward Islands with maximum sustained winds of 150MPH. Hurricane Igor is currently moving west at 13MPH and is expected to strengthen into a Category 5 hurricane later today.
Additionally, Tropical Storm Julia has formed in the Eastern Atlantic. This is the 10th named storm of the 2010 hurricane season. At this time the center of the storm is located approximately 85 miles west-southwest of Cape Verde. Maximum sustained winds are at 40MPH and the storm is moving west-northwest at 14MPH.
At this time, we do not anticipate any disruptions to our vessel schedules. We will update our customer base with any information that could affect our operations as a result of these storms.
If you have any questions, please contact your Horizon Lines Sales Representative
or Customer Service at 1-877-678-7447.
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