03 Nov 2022
Matson’s CEO expects to see even more capacity reductions and schedule changes in the next two quarters to meet lower consumer demand in the expedited market, especially as air cargo and conventional ocean market rates continue to fall.
20 Jan 2022
Matson’s fourth-quarter results surge amid growing demand for expedited ocean freight services from China to the US West Coast.
31 Aug 2021
Mediterranean Shipping Co. sat on top of the rankings for ocean carriers handling US imports while its 2M partner Maersk was top carrier on the export side.
30 Jul 2021
Matson said the trans-Pacific continues to see high demand coupled with congestion at load ports, adding that all its premium services look to be nearly full through the first quarter of 2022.
24 Feb 2021
Container carriers that deployed extra loaders and those that provided express services in the resurgent Asia-US trade saw the largest volume gains in 2020
04 Nov 2020
Matson says e-commerce demand for expedited Asian service will remain high even when the impact of the pandemic COVID-19 recedes.
25 Aug 2020
Only eight of the JOC Top 40 Container Carriers by US Imports managed to increase volumes in the first five months of the year, none of which belong to one of the three major vessel-sharing alliances.
16 Sep 2019
BlackBerry Radar will provide a “near real-time” status reading for Matson Logistics’ entire fleet of domestic intermodal containers.
JOC Top 40 container carrier rankings first half 2019
16 Sep 2019
Container carriers in the slowing US import and export trades are exercising increased discipline, maintaining capacity levels rather than introducing new vessels in an attempt to secure a larger share of the market.
09 Aug 2019
Premium freight rates charged on Matson’s expedited China service contributed to positive liner results in the second quarter that were offset by declines in its domestic services and higher terminal operating costs.
28 Feb 2019
With shippers already pushing back on low-sulfur fuel fees, tough annual contract talks lie ahead as carrier reliability on the trans-Pacific drops to new lows in January.
26 Feb 2019
Matson CEO Matt Cox says additional costs associated with the IMO's 2020 low-sulfur fuel rules are quickly becoming the defining factor in annual trans-Pacific contract negotiations.
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29 Nov 2018
The combined US import market share of the Top 5 US import carriers slipped 0.3 percentage points to 58.1 percent from January through September, while the Top 5’s US export share fell 0.8 percentage points to 58.4 percent, according to data from PIERS, a sister product of
Matson Navigation.
21 Feb 2018
Matson said its core businesses performed well during the fourth quarter, supported by strong demand for the carrier’s China service and higher lift volumes at the company’s SSAT.
Matson container ship
08 Feb 2018
Consumers in Puerto Rico actually benefit from lower freight rates in the efficient Jones Act services that are marked by dedicated vessels and terminals, versus foreign-flag services to other Caribbean islands, Matson CEO Matt Cox said.
28 Nov 2017
Independent container lines increased their combined market share as well as their total volume of imports in the third quarter.
03 Nov 2017
“Our China vessel saw record eastbound volume in September and higher rates versus third quarter 2016.”
05 Sep 2017
Matson has added a port call to its expedited China-Long Beach Express service.
24 Aug 2017
The ships will be built by Keppel AmFELS in Brownsville, Texas.
01 Aug 2017
Philly Shipyard said on July 21 it had signed a letter of intent with an unidentified “leading Jones Act carrier” for construction of two container ships.
28 Jul 2017
Carrier acquires 707-TEU ship to operate on the route.
26 Jul 2017
Carriers large and small battle for market share and profits in the Pacific.
05 Jul 2017
Just days after APL announced the launch of a direct Asia-Hawaii service, NYK has doubled its frequency to the US island state.
29 Jun 2017
Maersk Line says it is close to bringing its operations back to normal after a massive cyberattack.
09 Jun 2017
As e-commerce reshapes fulfillment and transportation, the effects are evident among logistics companies that make the Fortune 500 list of largest US companies.
02 Jun 2017
The 1,103-TEU Samoana will replace the 844-TEU Islander.
04 May 2017
The carrier says its China express service continues to attract premium rates.
05 Apr 2017
SSA Terminals in Tacoma will provide stevedoring and terminal services for Matson when APM Terminals' lease expires.
22 Feb 2017
Matson's premium China-Long Beach service should be a bright spot in 2017.
21 Dec 2016
Matson is adding an Okinawa call and dropping a Chinese port call in response to competition on the US domestic trade and the firming up of eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates.
08 Nov 2016
Matson's third-quarter profit declines due  to soft volumes in the Hawaii, Alaska and China trades
26 Aug 2016
Matson will build two container/roll-on, roll-off ships.
05 Aug 2016
Matson has closed on its acquisition of Alaska logistics provider Span Alaska.
03 Aug 2016
Matson said its China-to-U.S. route is feeling the effects of a soft trans-Pacific market.
21 Jul 2016
Span Alaska gives Matson Logistics greater reach into The Frontier State, and door-to-door service capabilities increasingly needed to compete.
17 May 2016
Matson Logistics is offering an express less-than-containerload service connecting China with the New York metropolitan area.