Pasha Hawaii ‘Ohana Class Containerships

Operating on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from day one in service, the MV George III, the first of our two new Jones Act-qualified containerships, is the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly vessel to serve the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane. The George III features a state-of-the-art engine, an optimized hull form, and an underwater propulsion system with a high-efficiency rudder and propeller.


  • Length: 236 meters (774.3 ft.)
  • Beam: 35 meters (114.8 ft.)
  • Draft: 10.8 meters (35.4 ft.)
  • Speed: 23.0 knots
  • Deadweight: 43,500 metric tons


  • 2,525 laden TEUs
  • 45-ft. container: 500
  • 40-ft. reefer container: 400
  • 40-ft. container: 300 


  • Main Engine: Dual-fueled MAN B&W 7S80ME-C9.5-GI
  • Aux Engines: 3 MAN B&W 6L35/44 dual-fueled generating sets


  • Proprietary design by Keppel AmFELS specifically for Pasha Hawaii requirements
  • Fully optimized hydrodynamically efficient underwater hull
  • Energy efficiency design index surpasses requirements by over 28%
  • Built at Keppel AmFELS in Brownsville, Texas
Pasha Hawaii's George III ships thousands of containers per month between the U.S. Mainland and Hawaii