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The following rate changes apply, respectfully:

Fuel Surcharge Increase

Matson Navigation Company announced that due to rising fuel prices over the past several months they will increase their ocean fuel surcharge by two (2) percentage points. The fuel surcharge for Hawaii will be increased from 18% to 20%, for Guam/CNMI from 18.5% to 20.5%, and for Micronesia from 23.5% to 25.5%, all effective with sailings on or after Sunday, November 20, 2016.

Because of this increase in our underlying costs, we are changing the fuel surcharge charged to you to reflect this 2% adjustment, effective November 20, 2016. By doing this, we are able to maintain our service levels as well as the financial stability you would expect and want from your service provider. We apologize for any inconvenience this change will cause you.

If you have any questions, please contact your local office or call us at 800-488-4888, Ext. 2020.

Hawaii General Rate Increase (GRI)

This is to serve as a friendly reminder that the Hawaii ocean carriers normally announce a GRI a few days after Thanksgiving. Given the stability in the trade, we believe the amount will be along the same lines as in the past years.

Should you have additional questions, please contact your local representative or Customer Service at our corporate office at 1-800-488-4888 or 1-310-537-2000, Ext. 2020.