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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Ocean Fuel Surcharge Increase 03/18/2018

Please note our primary steamship line partner, Matson Navigation, has advised that effective Sunday, March 18, 2018 the ocean fuel surcharge will increase from current 28.5% up to 30.0%. Matson makes a practice of providing 30 day notice for upward rate adjustments. Shipments received/processed by Aloha Freight Forwarders after March 18, 2018 will have the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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