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Matson lowers fuel surcharge for Hawaii service by 3.75 percentage points

Matson Navigation Co. is lowering its fuel surcharge by 3.75 percentage points, to 21.75 percent from 25.5 percent, effective Sept. 12 for its mainland-Hawaii service.

The state’s largest ocean shipper said the decrease represents a reduction in shipping costs ranging from $100 to $150 per container.

It is the second consecutive decrease for the state’s largest ocean shipper and comes on the heels of a 2 percentage-point decrease to 25.5 percent on July 18.

Matson also said it is lowering its fuel surcharge for its Guam/Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Micronesia service by 3.75 percentage points, to 23.25 percent from 27 percent, on Sept. 12.

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