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Matson decreases Hawaii shipping fuel surcharge

HONOLULU (AP) - The largest shipping company that carries goods to Hawaii from the U.S. mainland is decreasing its fuel surcharge by 3.5%age points.

Matson Navigation Co. says effective Sunday the surcharge will go from 40% to 36.5% for Hawaii service. The company's last fuel surcharge adjustment was a decrease of 3.5%age points in May.

The company says the latest downward adjustment represents for most customers a reduction in shipping costs ranging from $80 to $140 per container.

Matson will continue to monitor fuel costs and adjust the surcharge accordingly.

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