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Pasha Hawaii marks historic milestone

On August 31, Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland made its inaugural call of the MV George III to the Oakland Seaport.The George III is the first Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”) powered vessel to call Oakland. The 774-foot LNG-fueled containership was built in Brownsville, Texas by Keppel AmFELS, and is the first of two new ‘Ohana Class vessels to join Pasha Hawaii’s fleet, connecting the West Coast and Hawaii.Pasha ... [+]

White House Port Envoy meets Port of Oakland

White House Port and Supply Chain Envoy, retired General Stephen R. Lyons toured the Port of Oakland Monday, August 29, and met with Port officials and stakeholders. General Lyons has been visiting U.S. ports to address on-going supply chain issues in America. He toured the Oakland Seaport to take a ... [+]

Port of Oakland takes major step on clean energy project

$2 million renewable energy infrastructure design approved for Oakland SeaportThe Port of Oakland announced the approval of a $2 million contract for the design of a new, clean energy project at the Oakland Seaport. The project includes electrical infrastructure including solar generation, battery storage systems, a fuel cell, and the ... [+]

Port of Oakland June volume down 1.5 percent

The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume dropped by 28% in July compared to July 2021. Last month 116,629 loaded TEUs moved through the port, compared to 162,898 in July 2021.Loaded imports were down by 26.7% recording 69,463 TEUs last month compared to 94,745 in July 2021.Loaded export containers ... [+]

Port of Oakland June volume down 1.5 percent from prior year

The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume in June was down 1.5% compared to June 2021. The port handled 163,757 loaded TEUs in June compared to 166,252 in June 2021. The total volume, including empties, was down 2.9%.Loaded import volume continues to rise. Loaded imports were slightly up with ... [+]

Statement Regarding Truckers Protests Over AB5 at Port of Oakland

Trucker protests that started July 18 over the implementation of AB5 have effectively shut down operations at shipping terminals at the Port of Oakland. The shutdown will further exacerbate the congestion of containers dwelling at the Oakland Seaport as port officials urge terminal operations to resume. “We understand the frustration expressed ... [+]

Port of Oakland adopts $480 million budget for FY 2023

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a 2023 fiscal year budget of $480 million at their June 23rd meeting. The $480 million operating budget projects 9% passenger growth at the Port’s Oakland International Airport (OAK). Cargo volume at the Oakland Seaport is expected to increase 2%. “Our economy has overcome the ... [+]

Port of Oakland May 2022 container stats

Port of Oakland import cargo volume increased last month despite continuing global supply chain woes. The drivers – longstanding customers who are committed to moving goods through the Port of Oakland and ocean carrier services returning to the Northern California seaport.The Port said May full imports were up 6.7% compared ... [+]

Port of Oakland, USDA jump-starting ag exports again

Relief is coming to growers who ship farm goods from the Port of Oakland. The Port said today it’s teaming up with the federal government to provide financial aid to agricultural exporters. The intent is to ease the pain of a year-long supply chain disruption that’s impeding farm trade. The ... [+]

China COVID crackdown hampers Oakland’s cargo flow

Port of Oakland cargo volume is down in 2022, a consequence principally of China’s COVID crackdown and its ripple effect on ocean carrier scheduling.The Port reported that total volume through April dropped 7% from the same period a year ago. Containerized import loads through Oakland fell 17% last month, port ... [+]

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