Matson to increase fuel surcharge in June


HONOLULU — Matson Navigation Co. is raising its fuel surcharge by 3 percentage points for Hawaii service.

The shipping company said Thursday the increase is effective June 8.

Matson is also raising its fuel surcharge for its Guam, Marianas and Micronesia service by 1.5 percentage points.

The company says fuel costs have continued to rise since announcing the last surcharge increase that went into effect in March.

Matson says the company will continue to monitor fuel prices and adjust the surcharge accordingly.