Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 07/10/16

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, July 10, 2016, the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 16.5% up to 18.00%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after July 10, 2016 will have the…

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Fuel Surcharge Decrease 02/07/2016

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, Feb 07, 2016 the ocean fuel surcharge will decrease from current 18.5% down to 16.5%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments, but passes on downward adjustments as soon as possible.

Vessel Delays Due to Pacific Storm

Matson has advised us that their vessels are encountering extraordinarily large seas due to a series of storms over the Pacific Ocean. Several vessels are not able to arrive on schedule as a result. Cargo on the last two LGB vessels will be available a day late. The January 3 departure of the Mokihana from…

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Vessel Delays

Weather and the holidays have had a ripple affect to some vessel arrivals in Honolulu. Shipments on the two most recent departures from Long Beach may have a one day delay on delivery. Last Wednesday’s 12/02 departure (RJP-408W) that should have arrived last night, arrived this morning in Honolulu. This past Saturday’s Long Beach 12/05…

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Fuel Surcharge Decrease 11/29/15

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, Nov 29, 2015, the ocean fuel surcharge will decrease from current 20.5% down to 18.5%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments, but passes on downward adjustments as soon as possible. Also, fuel surcharge for…

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