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This map depicts the course the James family members took along their voyage before their Feb. 8 rescue. The voyage took the three-man crew from Mexico to approximately 300 miles northeast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The boat became disabled while in rough seas. The crew called the Coast Guard, who coordinated the rescue with the Horizon Reliance cargo vessel, registered to the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

PMA, ILWU announce West Coast waterfront contract

MEDIA RELEASE The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union have announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports. The deal was reached with assistance from U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Deputy Director Scot Beckenbaugh. The […]

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Neighbor island cargo volumes slip 2.1 percent

MEDIA RELEASE Young Brothers, Limited has announced intrastate cargo shipments between Honolulu and six neighbor island ports decreased 2.1 percent from July through September of 2014 compared to the same period of 2013, when cargo volumes rose more than 5 percent. “The bar was set high last year, so we knew going into July of […]

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Matson’s 2015 westbound rates to increase by $225 per container

MEDIA RELEASE Matson, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has announced it will raise rates for the company’s Hawaii service by $225 per westbound container and $110 per eastbound container, effective Jan. 4, 2015. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board. No adjustment will be made to the company’s terminal […]

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Young Brothers: Neighbor isle volumes drop 3.9%

MEDIA RELEASE Young Brothers has announced intrastate cargo shipments between Honolulu and six neighbor island ports declined by 3.9 percent in the first quarter of 2013, according to the Young Brothers Quarterly Shipping Report. “It’s disappointing to start the year with a decline,” said Glenn Hong, president of Young Brothers. “Nevertheless, it’s a continuation of […]

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Matson decreasing fuel surcharge

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Matson has announced it is decreasing fuel related surcharge for its Hawaii service by 3.5 percent, from 40 percent to 36.5 percent. The new rate is effective Sunday, April 28. Previously, the company reducing its surcharge from 43.5 percent to 40 percent effective March 17. The decreases follow recent moderation in bunker […]

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Matson raising fuel surcharge by 4.5 percentage points

MEDIA RELEASE As a result of rising bunker fuel prices and other energy related costs, Matson is raising its fuel surcharge by 4.5 percentage points, from 39 percent to 43.5 percent for its Hawaii service, and from 35.5 percent to 40 percent for its Guam/CNMI and Micronesia services, effective Oct. 7, 2012. The increase follows […]

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Friday (Dec 16) the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved the settlement reached last month between Young Brothers and the Division of Consumer Advocacy and ruled on a disputed issue in the Young Brothers’ rate case. The PUC approved an increase of 16.58% ($10,574,932 in additional revenue) for Young Brothers.

PUC approves rate increase of 16.58 percent for Young Brothers

Friday (Dec 16) the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved the settlement reached last month between Young Brothers and the Division of Consumer Advocacy and ruled on a disputed issue in the Young Brothers’ rate case. The PUC approved an increase of 16.58% ($10,574,932 in additional revenue) for Young Brothers.

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Matson’s westbound rates to increase $175 per container

Matson’s westbound rates to increase $175 per container

MEDIA RELEASE Matson has announced it will raise its rates for the company’s Hawaii service by $175 per westbound container and $85 per eastbound container, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The increase will be filed with the Surface Transportation Board. In addition, Matson will raise its terminal handling charge by $50 per westbound container and $25 […]

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Matson decreasing fuel surcharge by 2 percentage points

Matson decreasing fuel surcharge by 2 percentage points

MEDIA RELEASE As a result of continuing moderation in bunker fuel prices, Matson announced today that it is decreasing its fuel surcharge by two percentage points, from 42.5% to 40.5% for its Hawaii service, and from 44% to 42% for its Guam/CNMI and Micronesia service, effective Oct. 9, 2011. This is third downward adjustment Matson […]

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