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Friday, January 20, 2023
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Shipping

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
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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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Shipbuilding

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: 11969

Monday, October 3, 2022
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Shipping

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
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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
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Shipping

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: 2576

Monday, August 8, 2022
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Shipping

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: 3289

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
Total Views: 2250

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
Total Views: 8108

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: 625

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
Total Views: 2428

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
Total Views: 6752

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: 56

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: 87

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: 143

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: 302

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: 214

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: 81

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: 127

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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