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Friday, August 11, 2023
Matson's barge Haleakala. Photo courtesy Matson

Matson Helping to Expedite Relief Supplies to Maui

Pacific shipping company Matson is working with emergency response agencies to prioritize the movement of emergency equipment and supplies to Maui in response

August 11, 2023
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Matson Dives Into Diversity And Inclusion

Matson Dives Into Diversity And Inclusion

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In a significant stride towards promoting diversity and inclusion, Matson ($MATX), a leading US Flag containership operator, reported

July 25, 2023
Total Views: 1656

Friday, March 17, 2023
Matson to Convert Third Containership to LNG Fuel

Matson to Convert Third Containership to LNG Fuel

U.S.-based shipping line Matson (NYSE: MATX) will convert the main engine on its container ship, the Kaimana Hila, to a dual-fuel ME-GI engine capable of

March 17, 2023
Total Views: 2393

Friday, January 20, 2023
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Matson Results Reflect Downturn in Transpacific Demand

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Transpacific container carryings from Asia to the US west coast fell sharply in last year’s fourth quarter reflecting

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 1168

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Matson Returns to Philly Shipyard for Three More Jones Act Containerships

U.S. shipping company Matson has returned to Philly Shipyard with an order for three Jones Act containerships to join the two Aloha class sisterships already

November 2, 2022
Total Views: 13101

Monday, October 3, 2022
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Judge Rules Antitrust Lawsuit Against Matson Units Can Proceed

By Mike Scarcella (Reuters) – Two Matson Inc subsidiaries must face claims from rival container shipping company American President

October 3, 2022
Total Views: 2466

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald /

Matson Suspends Premium Transpacific Service Amid Falling Demand

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Honolulu-based US domestic and transpacific premium carrier Matson has closed its seasonal China-California Express

September 21, 2022
Total Views: 2785

Monday, August 8, 2022
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Matson Containership Docks in Anchorage with Lubricant Leak

A Matson containership has been permitted to dock in Anchorage, Alaska after reporting a lubrication leak. Personnel at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage

August 8, 2022
Total Views: 3316

Friday, June 24, 2022

Matson’s 2018-Built ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ to Undergo LNG Engine Conversion

U.S. shipping company Matson Navigation has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to retrofit the main engine on board the 2018-built containership

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 2440

Friday, February 18, 2022
Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald /

Matson Shares Surge as Company Reports Huge Profit

Shares of U.S. shipping company Matson, Inc. ended Friday up over 11% after the company reported fourth quarter net income of nearly $395 million, bringing its

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 2490

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald /
Maritime News

Matson Diverts Ships To Tonga

The US containership company Matson, which has been making record profits as freight rates and whose stock hit a new all-time high today, announced it would be

January 26, 2022
Total Views: 8208

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Matson Commits to Net Zero by 2050 Climate Goal

U.S.-based ocean carrier Matson (NYSE: MATX) has announced a goal of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions from its fleet by 2050. The goal was announced

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 627

Friday, June 25, 2021

Matson Announces Stock Buyback of 3 Million Shares, Raises Dividend

U.S. carrier Matson (NYSE: MATX) has announced plans to increase its quarterly dividend and repurchase 3 million shares representing nearly $190 million in

June 25, 2021
Total Views: 3182

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
‘Matsonia’ Delivered to Matson, Completing Hawaii Fleet Renewal

‘Matsonia’ Delivered to Matson, Completing Hawaii Fleet Renewal

U.S. carrier Matson Inc. has taken delivery of the M/V Matsonia, the second of two new Kanaloa Class “con-ro” ships built for Matson by General

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 6791

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Second Matson ‘Con-Ro’ Christened at NASSCO
Maritime News

Second Matson ‘Con-Ro’ Christened at NASSCO

The second of two Kanalao-class “con-ro” ships for Honolulu-based Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) was launched last week at General Dynamics NASSCO

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 62

Monday, January 6, 2020
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Maritime News

Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa-Class ConRo

The largest con-ro ever built in the United States is getting ready to depart on its maiden voyage to Hawaii from the U.S. west coast. Matson took delivery of

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 124

Friday, November 8, 2019
Bunker Spill in Honolulu Harbor
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

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 164

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Maritime News

Matson to Install Scrubbers on Six Vessels

U.S. shipping line Matson has kicked off the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems, aka scrubbers, on six of its vessels deployed as part of its

June 5, 2019
Total Views: 58

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

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 356

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Matson Matsonia

Hull Cracks & Oil Spills From El Faro’s 46 Year Old Sister Ship

Thursday morning, shortly after mooring in Oakland, the hull of the 1,727 TEU Matson containership S/S Matsonia cracked spilling heavy fuel oil into San

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 286


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