Vessel Delay – MLI 177W

Please be advised Matson is reporting that MLI 177W will be delayed departing Long Beach on Thursday 12/23 (instead of Wednesday 12/22) due to heavy winter weather impacting Manulani return to Long Beach port from previous voyage.  ETA for MLI 177W Honolulu is currently Monday evening 12/27.  Matson will adjust Neighbor Island barge connections accordingly. …


New Kauai Agent

Please be advised shipments arriving on Kaua’i after 10/10/21, Aloha Freight will be working together with Garden Isle Courier for Kaua’i shipments.  Please coordinate with our Hawaii Customer Service team at or 808-834-5931 with any questions or special requirements for pickup and delivery service in Kaua’i. Thank you for your support.

Hawaii Service Levels

Matson has advised that unusually strong demand driven by a dramatic rebound in Hawaii tourism together with increased retail activity has driven Hawaii cargo volume to levels not experienced in several years.  The current surge in volume has created a strain on their network resulting in spot container shortages at Mainland ports (particularly with refrigerated…


Honolulu Port Congestion

Please be aware that due to a delay on Matson’s Saturday July 03 sailing, there will be 3 vessels arriving within a 48 hour period in Honolulu to be discharged.  We anticipate a one to two day delay getting freight to your door, but we expect to get caught up by July 16, 2021.  We…