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Matson to ring in the new year with rate and terminal fee hikes

By Andrew Gomes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 29, 2012

~~<p>It has become as routine as the countdown to welcoming the new year in the islands &mdash; but without the cheer. On Jan. 1, the cost to ship goods to and from Hawaii on the state's largest ocean cargo transportation firm will rise.</p>
<p>Matson Inc. announced Wednesday that rates will increase by $175 for each westbound container and $85 for each eastbound container.</p>
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It has become as routine as the countdown to welcoming the new year in the islands — but without the cheer. On Jan. 1, the cost to ship goods to and from Hawaii on the state's largest ocean cargo transportation firm will rise.

Matson Inc. announced Wednesday that rates will increase by $175 for each westbound container and $85 for each eastbound container. Login for more...



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