Service Updates

Dear Valued Customer, Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective September 18, 2022 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Central Alaska will change from 39.5% to 36.0%. Span Alaska will be following this announced change effective the same day. Span Alaska will continue to monitor any fuel changes and keep you informed of […]


Dear Valued Customer, Matson Navigation has announced that effective September 4, 2022 the steamship fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor) will change from 31.0% to 27.0%. Span Alaska will be following this announced change effective the same day. Span Alaska will continue to monitor any fuel changes […]


Please be advised that all locations for Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Please understand deliveries will remain behind schedule due to sailing disruptions over the last two weeks and the short holiday week.


The Matson Maunalei, scheduled for the August 19 NB sailing is still undergoing repairs, consequently, Matson will cancel the northbound voyage from Tacoma on Friday, August 19. Matson fully expects to be back on schedule with all northbound and southbound voyages the week of August 22.


The Matson Anchorage 209N, originally scheduled to sail on August 10, departed Tacoma at 10:30 am today and has an estimated time of arrival into Anchorage at 8:00pm Monday, August 15. Vessel unloading will begin immediately upon arrival.


The Matson Anchorage 209N did not depart Tacoma late Wednesday as originally scheduled, due to a labor issue.


The Matson Maunalei 181N encountered mechanical issues while in transit to Anchorage. The vessel will be pulled out of rotation until the necessary repairs are completed.


Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective August 7, 2022 the barge fuel
surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Southeast Alaska points will change from 24.0% to
19.5%.


Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective July 24, 2022 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Southeast Alaska points will change from 26.0% to 24.0%.


Matson Navigation has announced that effective July 31, 2022, the steamship fuel
surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch
Harbor) will change from 29.0% to 31.0%.


Please be advised that Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed for receiving in Auburn and deliveries in Alaska on Monday, July 4.
Deliveries from the Sunday arrival will begin Tuesday morning, July 5 and deliveries from Tuesday arrival will begin Thursday morning, July 9.


Alaska Marine Lines has announced that effective June 26, 2022 the barge fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Southeast Alaska points will change from 23.0% to 26.0%.
Span Alaska will be following this announced change effective the same day.


Matson Navigation has announced that effective June 19, 2022, the steamship fuel surcharge (FSC) to, and from, Central Alaska (inclusive of Kodiak and Dutch Harbor) will change from 28.0% to 29.0%. Alaska Marine Lines has also announced their fuel surcharge change from 31.0% to 34.5% to Central Alaska, effective the same date.


In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all locations for Span Alaska Transportation and Midnight Sun Transportation will be closed on Monday, May 30th.  Subsequently, deliveries during the first part of this week will be running a day behind our normal delivery schedule. 


Matson has announced that the final sailings for the 2022 KFF season will be the northbound sailing departing Tacoma on 4/15/2022 (MAC198N), and the southbound sailing departing Anchorage on 4/19/2022 (MAC198S).


Please be advised that Tuesday’s schedule northbound voyage (MAC-197N) into Anchorage is delayed.