Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards

The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state

September 14, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
USCG Operation Kohola Guardian

US Coast Guard Cracks Down On Hawaiian Vessels Harassing Wildlife

Today the USCG and NOAA launched an operation to curtail charters within the Hawaiian Islands that are operating illegally and harassing marine wildlife.

September 2, 2021
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Thursday, July 2, 2020
Maritime News

Coast Guard, NTSB Investigating Lost Containers in Hawaii

The Coast Guard continues to investigate the loss of 21 shipping containers from the barge Ho Omaka Hou off Hilo, Hawaii. All cargo was successfully removed from the barge over...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 178

Friday, November 8, 2019
Maritime News

Bunker Spill in Honolulu Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard repsonded to a bunker fuel discharge from a Matson containership near Pier 19 in Honolulu on Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report...

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 105

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Kaimana Hila christening
Maritime News

Matson Christens Second Aloha-Class Containership at Philly Shipyard

U.S. shipping firm Matson (NYSE: MATX) christened the second of two Aloha Class containerships built for Matson at Philly Shipyard. The new vessel, named ‘Kaimana Hila,’ is the sister ship...

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 134

Friday, November 30, 2018
Maritime News

Largest U.S.-Built Containership Arrives in Hawaii for the First Time

The largest containership ship ever constructed in the United States arrived in Honolulu for the first time this week as part of its regular service connecting the U.S. mainland and...

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 42

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Maritime News

Hurricane Lane Approaching Hawaiian Islands as Category 4 Hurricane

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Hurricane Lane churned toward Hawaii on Thursday, dumping torrential rain on the Big Island and threatening storm surges and dangerous waves, as...

August 23, 2018
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Maritime News

Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on...

August 22, 2018
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Maritime News

Hawaii Lava Tours Face New Limits After ‘Lava Bomb’ Incident

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, July 17 (Reuters) – Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether...

July 17, 2018
Total Views: 32

Monday, July 16, 2018

Twelve People Injured by Flying Lava Aboard Kilauea Volcano Tour Boat

A dozen people were injured on Monday when the tour boat they were on was struck by flying lava from the Kilauea volcano on Big Island of Hawaii. The U.S. Coast...

July 16, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, August 24, 2017
pasha hawaii lng containership

Pasha Hawaii Confirms Order for Two LNG-Powered Containerships at Keppel

Pasha Hawaii will be adding two more ships to its fleet providing Jones Act shipping service between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii with the addition of two newbuild gas-powered containerships....

August 24, 2017
Total Views: 98

Monday, December 19, 2016

Hawaii’s Final Sugar Cargo Departs Maui Aboard ‘Maku Pahu’

The sugar transport ship Moku Pahu departed Kahului harbor in Maui last Friday carrying the final cargo of sugar produced by the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company, marking the end of...

December 19, 2016
Total Views: 99

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Pasha Shortlists Two Yards to Build LNG-Fuelled Containerships for Hawaii Jones Act Trade

Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced that the company has narrowed its selection to two U.S. shipyards for the construction of two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled containerships, with the...

November 17, 2016
Total Views: 44

Friday, August 26, 2016
Papah?naumoku?kea marine reserve

Obama Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Off Hawaii

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on Friday, the White House said, an action that...

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Matson Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Pay $1 Million For Honolulu Harbor Molasses Spill

A division of the Jones Act shipping company Matson has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $1 million in connection to last year's molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor.

October 22, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Hawaii Braces For One-Two Punch

Hurricane Iselle was forecast to hit Hawaii on Thursday as residents scurried to gather supplies and officials warned of flooding and outages, while a hurricane tracking right behind it was upgraded to Category 2 status, U.S. officials said.

August 7, 2014
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Matson to Pay for Honolulu Molasses Spill Response

Jones Act shipping company Matson (NYSE: MATX) says it will cover all costs associated with the Honolulu Harbor molasses spill response, sparing Hawaiian taxpayers of the burden.

September 17, 2013
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Oil Spill

Mass Fish Kill in Hawaii After Matson Pipeline Spills Molasses Into Honolulu Harbor

Thousands of fish are believed to have been killed in Honolulu Harbor and surrounding waters after a Matson pipeline spilled as much as 1,400 tons of sticky molasses into the sea.

September 12, 2013
Total Views: 1

Friday, March 29, 2013
marisco ltd drydock

Marisco Handed Monster Fine for EPA Clean Water Act Violations

HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced today their settlement with Marisco Ltd. including civil penalties of $710,000 for water...

March 29, 2013
Total Views: 22

Sunday, September 23, 2012
japanese tsunami debris barge

Hawaiian Fishermen Discover Dangerous Piece of Tsunami Debris

The Hawaiian fishermen were lucky they discovered this massive piece of Japanese tsunami debris when they did, because had it been night, the results could have been disastrous. For the...

September 23, 2012
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