Matson opens two new overseas offices
Oct 31, 2005 9:10 AM, from staff and wire reports
Matson Navigation Co Inc commemorated the opening of new offices in Shanghai and Ningbo with ceremonies held in both port cities recently.
The Shanghai celebration began with the traditional untying of a Hawaiian Maile Lei and the unveiling of the Matson logo at the companyís new office in downtown Shanghai. This event also included the signing of new agreements with Shanghai United International Ocean Shipping Agency Ltd (port agent), Shanghai Jianghai International Container Shipping Co Ltd (depot services), and Dongwha Container Transportation Service Co Ltd (depot services).
Beginning in February 2006, Matsonís new China service will offer competitive transit times, efficient throughput at the single-user Long Beach facility, dedicated customer service, and seamless intermodal transportation through the Matson Integrated Logistics subsidiary. Matson will provide direct service from Ningbo and Shanghai to Long Beach CA.
Matson is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alexander & Baldwin of Honolulu HI.
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