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Building New Ships for Hawaii and Guam's Future

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MV Manulani Joins Manukai, Maunawili in Matson's Hawaii Service

Matson's MV Manulani, the third of four new ships built for Matson by Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard, officially joined the company's Hawaii fleet on June 22. It is now deployed in Matson's Long Beach - Honolulu service. The Manulani is a sistership to Matson's other new vessels, Manukai and Maunawili, which entered service in 2003 and 2004, respectively.

For more information about these new ships, please explore this Birth of a Ship website. Enjoy!

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Tour the Manukai
Tour the Manukai

Have you ever wondered what the markings on the side of a cargo ship mean; or how much horsepower a ship like the Manukai's engine produces? Take the interactive Flash tour of the Manukai and find the answers to these questions and many more. [go >>]

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Virtual 3D Helicopter Fly-by
Virtual 3D Helicopter Fly-by

Enjoy a 3-D helicopter fly-by of a special animated view of the Manukai.
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History of the Matson Fleet

From a fleet of "Steamers" to passengers liners to freighters through two World Wars and beyond, experience Matson's rich, colorful and continuing history. [go >>]

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Page last modified: Sat February 22, 2014