HONOLULU (KHON2) — Matson, Inc. christened a new barge named the Haleakala on Saturday, April 23.

The ceremony was held at the Greenbrier Gunderson Marine shipyard in Portland, Oregon.

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The vessel will start service in summer.

The barge’s construction started in 2021.

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It is twice as big as the one it is replacing. It can hold 72 refrigerated containers.