Ship Logs

Voyage 39- Depart Honolulu, Hawaii

Kwai departed Hawaii on 18 March, right on schedule.  The turnaround time was only 10 days.  The cargo acceptance team arrived 4 days before the ship to process cargoes already purchased and stored in our shoreside container at Pier 31.  This is part of our current...

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20 February, 2017, Kiribati

Voyage 38 has been so busy no one has had time to write any blog, so I will make up some stuff from the office.  Actually I know pretty much what is going on from emails and twice daily radio schedule with the ship.  Today, 20 February they are in Teraina (Washington...

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Honolulu Arrival and Departure

KWAI arrived to Honolulu on December 28, 2016. We may or may not go into more detail about it here on this website at a later time because it's quite  a long story, but I will report that due to regulations required by US Homeland Security and Border Protection and...

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Ben gineer Blog

5th of December 2016, Sinterklaas on Teraina Island Today we arrive on Washington Island and it happens to be a special day for Dutch people, like me. Once a year the Dutch celebrate Sinterklaas, Saint Nicolas day. A bearded old white holy man, dressed up like the...

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Captain’s Blog

Thanksgiving Day, 2016 7N 158W We are heading north after a brief stop at Penrhyn Island to load empty drums for use in Kiribati.  The wind is fine in the East at 10-12 knots and we are motors ailing with all sail set at 7+ knots.  Good fortune has carried us through...

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Bens News from the ship.

18th of November 2016, Southern Pacific Ocean Sailing on this great blue ocean, halfway between Fiji and Christmas island, I asked captain Brad for an interview. I was interested in his opinion about the effect that the new mizzen sail has on the sailing...

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