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Matson signs $10M settlement in surcharge suit

The shipper allegedly charged fuel costs for military household goods shipments

By Andrew Gomes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 23, 2014

~~<p>Matson Inc. has finalized a proposed legal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and a whistleblower over fuel surcharge reimbursements that will cost the Hawaii-based ocean cargo transportation company $10 million.</p>
<p>The company announced Tuesday that it signed a settlement agreement Thursday to resolve a lawsuit filed in California by Mario Rizzo on behalf of the federal government.</p>
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Matson Inc. has finalized a proposed legal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and a whistleblower over fuel surcharge reimbursements that will cost the Hawaii-based ocean cargo transportation company $10 million.

The company announced Tuesday that it signed a settlement agreement Thursday to resolve a lawsuit filed in California by Mario Rizzo on behalf of the federal government. Login for more...



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