Hurricane Lane – Update 08-22-18

Hurricane Lane’s path and strength have triggered a number of emergency alerts in Hawaii over the past 24 hours. The US Coast Guard is expected to close Honolulu Harbor to water traffic today at 11:00 am. All barge operations on the islands have been suspended until further notice. Deliveries will be suspended through Thursday and…

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Hurricane Lane Update

Please be advised that we are monitoring Hurricane Lane’s projected path and strength. Big Island of Hawaii is anticipating port closure at 11:00 am tomorrow and the other islands are at maximum readiness with potential closures being as soon as Thursday. Depending on storm conditions, containers may be delayed until the weekend. Any deliveries already…

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Independence Day Holiday

Aloha Freight will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no receiving or deliveries, however the Wednesday sailing will occur as scheduled. Note also the Saturday, June 30, 2018 sailing (Mokihana v375W) arrives to Honolulu port as normal on Wednesday evening, July 4, 2018.

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase – 07/15/2018

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, July 15, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 32.5% up to 36.0%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after July 15, 2018 will have the…

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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase – 06/03/2018

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, June 3, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 30.0% up to 32.50%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after June 3, 2018 will have the…

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Vessel Delay – Maunawili V161W

Please be advised that we have received an update from Matson that their vessel, the Maunawili V161W, that was scheduled to depart Long Beach on Wednesday this week, will be delayed coming into port due to some major storm systems in the Pacific Ocean. It is now estimated to sail on Thursday morning, April 12,…

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