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

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

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

September 12, 2013
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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

March 29, 2013
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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

September 23, 2012
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Pasha Hawaii to build second car carrier

HONOLULU — Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii this week announced the signing of a contract with VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, MS, for the construction of a

February 17, 2011
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

High-speed catamarans may be based in Hawaii

This is a computer rendering of the joint high-speed vessel built by Austal, builder of the two Hawaii Superferry ships. Photo via: Austal Ships/Honolulu

February 16, 2010
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Monday, November 2, 2009

Class Action Suit Filed in Hawaii to Declare Jones Act Unconstitutional

Dear gCaptain- As you know, in and around 1916, Senator Wesley Jones, then a Senator from the great state of Washington urged the adoption of what has commonly

November 2, 2009
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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Hawaii Superferry – A look back

No matter what side of the debate you are on over the Hawaii Superferry, you have to admit that it has been interesting to watch as its legal and

June 25, 2009
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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Hawaii Super Ferry Ceases Operations – Court Ruling

Hawaii Superferry said Monday that it will cease operations in light of a state Supreme Court ruling that it was unfairly allowed to bypass an environmental

March 17, 2009
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Monday, February 25, 2008

Historic Ship Independence Barred From Her Adopted State

Photo By Alan Light Built in 1950 the SS Independence and her sister ship the SS Constitution were built to transport passengers between U.S. ports and the

February 25, 2008
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Monday, February 18, 2008

NCL Pulls Pride Of Aloha From Hawaii Service – US Mariner Wages Blamed For Decision

Photo by 123 look at me First we witnessed trouble for the Hawaii Superferry (which is back in service) now Hawaii’s largest source of jobs for U.S.

February 18, 2008
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Friday, October 12, 2007

hawaii superferry – a ship captain’s perspective

A ferry at the center of much debate (including a record number of comments on this blog) has sailed into a storm that will likely sink her dream. The

October 12, 2007
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