Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport. The Port debuted ten new battery electric trucks at Shippers Transport Express (STE), a Port-based trucking operation. The Peterbilt trucks cost a total of $5.1 million and are used to haul cargo within the Port’s maritime area. Funding for the trucks comes from ... [+]

Port of Oakland cargo volume up

The Port of Oakland continues to move its cargo volume numbers toward record territory. At the same time, more cargo presents enormous operating challenges for marine terminals and ocean carriers at Oakland and at major ports around the world.The Port reported that it handled the equivalent of 1.08 million TEUs ... [+]

Coalition asks California to move freight soot-free

A coalition, including the Port of Oakland, wants California to spend $2.25 billion on emissions-free freight hauling. Supply chain and environmental groups sent their request to Sacramento in mid-May, seeking surplus state revenue to finance: zero-emission trucks and cargo handling equipment; infrastructure such as electric charging stations, and training to ... [+]

Port of Oakland sets all-time cargo record

Port of Oakland passes milestone, sets all-time cargo record Another month, another record at the Port of Oakland. Port officials reports that the Port of Oakland handled 100,096 TEUs in April - the most for a single month in the port’s 94-year history. It marked the first time that Oakland has ... [+]

Port of Oakland trade boom

As global trade booms, the container shipping industry is introducing another new vessel service at the Port of Oakland. The Port announced that Taiwan-based Wan Hai Lines launched its weekly AA5 Service here last month. The route links three ports in China and one in Taiwan with the Ports of ... [+]

Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in March

An international trade boom is exploding at the Port of Oakland. The Port reported all-time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March. It said there’s no sign of the global surge in business activity abating any time soon. “Ships are full, ocean freight rates are ... [+]

Port of Oakland welcomes return of import cargo surge

An unprecedented containerized import surge resumed at the Port of Oakland in February following a January decline. The Port said that import volume soared 26.2% in February compared to the same month in 2020. Oakland welcomed the news after supply chain disruption elsewhere drove its January import totals ... [+]

North America’s tallest cranes rise at the Port of Oakland [+]

Port of Oakland cargo volume off due to crowded ports

Containerized cargo volume declined at the Port of Oakland in January, the result of spreading supply chain congestion. The Port said today that import volume dropped 11.9% last month compared to January 2020. Exports were down 11.3%. The Port attributed cargo declines to factors that included: • ... [+]

Port of Oakland boss appointed CAPA Vice President

Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan was just appointed Vice President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA). During a week celebrating Ports Day 2021, which highlights the significant contributions California ports made to assist the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wan fills the key leadership role ... [+]

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