New Maunawili christened in Philly slated for Matson?s Mainland-Hawai?i service

On July 17, 2004 at the Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard (KPSI), Matson Navigation Company christened its newest ship, the m/v Maunawili. Meaning ?winding mountain? in Hawaiian, the ship is the second in the CV 2600 Manukai-class, and the third Matson ship to bear the Maunawili name. She will be crewed on deck by members of the Sailors? Union of the Pacific.

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Thursday, July 1, 2004