Blog

2023 Hawaii GRI Notice

Dear Valued Customer, The water carriers serving Hawaii have just announced unprecedented general rate increases with the Surface Transportation Board, affecting both westbound and eastbound shipments.  The combination of increases is the largest we’ve seen in any single year in at least the last 30 years. In addition, the State of Hawaii will continue with… Continue Reading


Fuel Related Surcharge Reduction – Hawaii / Guam / Micronesia

Dear Valued Customer, Please view the latest announcement from Matson: As a result of a decline in marine fuel prices, Matson will reduce its fuel related surcharge by two percentage points, effective this Sunday, October 30, 2022. The surcharge for Hawaii service will be reduced from 50% to 48%; for Guam/CNMI service, it will be… Continue Reading


Odyssey Caribbean’s Jacksonville Consolidation Center is Open

The Jacksonville consolidation center for Caribbean Shipping Services (Odyssey Caribbean), a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics, has reopened today under limited capacity following Hurricane Ian. Although the storm remained offshore as it passed Jacksonville, there was a significant amount of water dropped from the storm and associated storm surges. Power loss and damages in the greater… Continue Reading


Fuel Related Surcharge Reduction – Hawaii / Guam / Micronesia

Dear Valued Customer, Please view the latest announcement from Matson: As a result of a decline in marine fuel prices, Matson will reduce its fuel related surcharge by four percentage points, effective this Sunday, September 4, 2022. The surcharge for Hawaii service will be reduced from 54% to 50%; for Guam/CNMI service, it will be… Continue Reading


Hawaii Vessel Delay: Manulani 182W

Dear Valued Customer, Subject: Announcement from Matson regarding vessel delay The Manulani 182W that was scheduled to depart on Wednesday, June 15th will be delayed departing Long Beach, CA to complete needed repairs. Its current planned departure is late Saturday PM, June 18, approximately 3.5 days behind schedule. As a result of the delay, Matson will… Continue Reading