Matson Navigation Company’s new MV Manukai has commenced with its delivery voyage and is currently traveling from the U.S. East Coast to the West Coast, via the Panama Canal. The ship will then enter Matson’s Hawaii Service, with the inaugural voyage scheduled for October 1 from Los Angeles to Honolulu. The ship is the first to be built by Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard
, Inc. and the first new Matson ship of the 21st century.
Utilizing today’s GPS technology, the ship’s voyage can be tracked on Matson’s “Birth of a Ship” Web site at www.matson.com/bos. By clicking on the “Track the Manukai” link below, detailed info on the vessel’s geographic position can be accessed.