As a pioneer in refrigerated cargo Matson has a long history of shipping temperature-sensitive freight to Hawaii in reefers.

To preserve the quality and integrity of groceries, pharmaceuticals, and other climate-sensitive goods Matson uses one of the best refrigerated cargo systems in the shipping industry. Precise temperature control, modified atmospheres, substitute atmospheres for the controlled atmosphere applications, and other standard features of Matson’s refrigerated service help keep produce, frozen foods, and other perishables at their peak freshness level.

To learn more about refrigerated container shipping to Hawaii, how Matson can ship food and other temperature-sensitive cargo to or from Hawaii, or to get a free quote, please call 1-800-4MATSON today.


Equipment Overview

Matson offers 40-foot high-cube refrigerated containers to service the needs of our customers shipping to and from Hawaii. The equipment is capable of handling chilled and frozen cargo across the Pacific to protect the integrity and quality of the goods. For Saipan and Micronesia 20-foot standard and 40-foot high-cube units are available. Please note there is no 20-foot refrigerated equipment to Guam and Rota.

Temperature Controlled Containers – Refrigerated

Inside Length: 17’11”
Inside Width: 7’6″
Inside Height: 7’5″
Door Opening: 7’6″W x 7’5″H
Empty Weight: 6,482 lbs.
Cubic Capacity: 1,003 ft.
Outside Length: 20′
Outside Width: 8′
Outside Height: 8’6″

Inside Length: 38′
Inside Width: 7’6″
Inside Height: 8’3″
Door Opening: 7’8″W x 8’H
Empty Weight: 10,400 lbs.
Cubic Capacity: 2,340 ft.
Outside Length: 40′
Outside Width: 8′
Outside Height: 9’6″

Note: Empty Weight and Cubic Capacity figures shown are for the equipment which makes up the majority of inventory in each category. Actual empty weights and cubic capacities may vary based on series numbers of equipment.