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Friday, June 24, 2022
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Shipping

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
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Friday, February 18, 2022
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Shipping

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
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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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
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021
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Shipping

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: 618

Friday, June 25, 2021
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Shipping

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
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Shipbuilding

‘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
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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: 51

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: 66

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

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 134

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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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
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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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: 267

Sunday, February 24, 2019
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Blog

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: 172

Friday, November 30, 2018
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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

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Maritime News

Whistleblowing Ship Master Wins Case Against Matson and Hails Seaman’s Protective Act as Powerful Tool to Require Ship Owners to Maintain Safe Ships

Captain John Loftus, an advocate for merchant marine safety, won a decision from the Administrative Review Board of the Department of Labor that sustained a

July 11, 2018
Total Views: 115

Friday, July 28, 2017
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News

Matson Launches New U.S. Flag Service to Marshall Islands

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has announced that it will introduce a new direct U.S. flag service between Honolulu and the

July 28, 2017
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Friday, July 21, 2017
News

Philly Shipyard Signs LOI to Build Up to Four New Containerships for Hawaii Trade

Jones Act shipbuilder Philly Shipyard announced Friday that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with a leading, blue chip Jones Act operating company

July 21, 2017
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Monday, September 19, 2016
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Maritime News

DSME Lands $120 Million Deal Out of Jones Act Ship Order

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineer is set to get $120 million from Matson’s order for two new LNG-powered container and

September 19, 2016
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Friday, August 26, 2016
Matson Kanaloa Class
Maritime News

Matson Orders Two ‘LNG-Capable’ ConRos for $511 Million

Matson, Inc has placed an order for two new combination container and roll-on/roll-off vessels to add to its Hawaii fleet at a contract price of $511 million.

August 26, 2016
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
M/V Horizon Trader
Defense

Whistleblowing: Ship Master Wins Large Settlement In US Court

By Charlie Goetsch – A United States court has awarded over $1 Million in damages to former Horizon Lines master John Loftus.

July 19, 2016
Total Views: 181

Friday, August 14, 2015
News

Ship Photo of the Day – Alaska’s Biggest Crane Arrives in Kodiak

Matson, Inc. this week took delivery of a new 65-ton gantry crane to replace one half its size at the company’s Kodiak Terminal in Alaska. The crane,

August 14, 2015
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