With weekly service to the Port of Naha, Okinawa as part of our expedited China-Long Beach Express (CLX) service, Matson offers transit times from the U.S. West Coast up to four days faster than the competition.
Westbound transit times to Naha are 20 days from Tacoma, 18 days from Oakland, 17 days from Long Beach and 10 days from Honolulu. Eastbound transits from Naha are 14 days to Long Beach, 17 days to Oakland and 33 days to Tacoma.
Along with fastest transit times, Matson’s dedicated terminal operations on the West Coast provide shippers with late cut-off times, industry-leading truck turn times and use of Matson’s extensive owned chassis inventory throughout the U.S.
Matson operates its CLX service with five U.S. flagged vessels carrying containerized and bulk cargo. These vessels are the most modern vessels serving Okinawa from the U.S.
Bookings for westbound cargo to Naha are handled by Matson’s award-winning Customer Service Center. Eastbound bookings are handled by Ekistics EpiCenter, Inc., Matson’s exclusive agent in Okinawa.