Vessel Delay – Manulani V139W

Please be advised Matson is reporting that the Manulani V139W that was scheduled to depart Long Beach on Wednesday this week, will arrive into Honolulu later than normal due to a major storm system in the Pacific Ocean. Instead of arriving into Honolulu on Sunday, January 28, the vessel is anticipated to arrive on Tuesday…

Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 01/21/2018

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, January 21, 2018, the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 27.25% up to 28.5%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after January 21, 2018 will have the…

UPDATE: Matson Vessel Delays

Please be advised that Matson has advised status on several vessels: RJ PFEIFFER v426 (departed LGB Nov 03) and MOKIHANA v358 (departed LGB Nov 04) – We previously posted that the Pfeiffer was delayed due to weather out of Asia and then had a mechanical problem before it departed Long Beach. This has resulted in…

UPDATE: Vessel Delay RJ Pfeiffer v426

Please be advised that the RJ Pfeiffer v426 is delayed sailing out of Long Beach until tentatively 0900 on Friday morning 11/3/17 for mechanical reasons. New tentative arrival to Honolulu port is late Tuesday evening 11/7/17. This will delay deliveries for shipments on the RJ Pfeiffer, as well as potentially impact the next vessel, the…

Vessel Delay – RJ Pfeiffer V426

The RJ Pfeiffer V426 will be delayed departing Long Beach on Thursday, November 02, 2017 due to a weather delay for a typhoon off the coast of China. Current estimated time of arrival into Honolulu port is Monday, November 06, 2017. Deliveries in Honolulu will be delayed by a day and Matson has advised they…

Christmas Holiday – Early Cut-off

Please note that Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed on December 25 (Monday) for the Christmas holiday. We will have an early cut-off; general freight needs to be scheduled for pick-up by noon and/or on our dock by 2:00pm on Friday, December 22 for the Saturday, December 23 sailing (Hazmat cut-off is Thursday, December 21…

Thanksgiving Holiday – Early Cut-Off

Please note that Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed on November 23-24 (Thursday/Friday) for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will have an early cut-off; general freight needs to be scheduled for pick-up by 10:00am and/or on our dock by noon on Wednesday, November 22 for the Saturday, November 25 sailing (Hazmat cut-off is Tuesday, November 21…