Port of Oakland wins prestigious, international industry awards

The Port of Oakland was presented with two awards by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) at the annual AAPA conference. The AAPA Lighthouse Awards honor the best port programs each year. The American Association of Port Authorities is the voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, representing more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.The Port of Oakland received AAPA’s ... [+]

Economic Report: Port of Oakland generates nearly 100,000 local jobs

According to an economic impact report, the Port of Oakland generates 98,345 local jobs. As the second largest job generator in Oakland and the fifth largest job generator in the region, the Port remains a critical source of economic opportunity and jobs in Northern California. The Port supported an increase of ... [+]

Port of Oakland July container volume on the rise

The Port of Oakland’s loaded container volume climbed to its highest level in July since October 2022.Full TEUs grew 16.8% in July 2023 with the port handling 136,181 TEUs compared to 116,629 TEUs in July 2022.Full imports rose 12.5%, with 78,122 TEUs transiting Oakland marine terminals, versus 69,463 TEUs in ... [+]

Pasha Hawaii celebrates the inaugural arrival of ‘MV Janet Marie’ 

Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland celebrated the arrival of MV Janet Marie to the Port of Oakland with a christening ceremony, marking the company’s second Liquified Natural Gas (“LNG”)-powered container ship to call the Bay Area. The Oakland Seaport is considered the gateway for containerized ocean cargo shipments in Northern ... [+]

Leaders celebrate projects to improve transportation

The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), Port of Oakland, and City of Oakland announced important milestones for two major transportation improvement projects at the Port of Oakland.The two projects celebrated include: A Ribbon Cutting for the Freight Intelligent Transportation Systems (FITS) Project: Installation of state of the art technology ... [+]

Port of Oakland adds geothermal to clean energy portfolio

The Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners recently agreed to purchase up to $13.5 million worth of geothermal energy over 12 years. Geothermal offers a clean, reliable and 10%percent renewable energy source that will be used by the Port and its tenants at the seaport and airport.The geothermal energy ... [+]

Port of Oakland April container volume climbs second month in a row

The Port of Oakland’s total container volume is picking up. April marks the second month in a row that Oakland’s cargo volume is on the rise. Port of Oakland April loaded container volume rose by more than 7,000 TEUs from March 2023.“Given the increase we’ve seen in business over the ... [+]

Port of Oakland makes major strides toward green future

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved an ordinance that will make huge strides in reducing emissions from cargo handling equipment at TraPac, a key marine terminal at the Oakland Seaport.Port Commissioners unanimously voted to amend terminal operator TraPac’s lease to include green upgrades to cargo handling equipment at its ... [+]

Port of Oakland March container volume rises

Oakland’s March total container volume increased 10.7% over February 2023 volume. Overall exports (loaded and empty containers) rose 13.1% compared to February 2023. Overall imports also rose by 7.9%.This March marks the first month since November 2020 that Port of Oakland loaded exports have outpaced full imports.“Exports are very important ... [+]

Port of Oakland calls for zero emissions

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved an environmental ordinance at its March 9 meeting. The Port law includes requiring tenants that operate cargo-handling equipment (CHE) to create a plan for converting CHE to zero-emissions.“The entire Port Board is committed to de-carbonizing operations at Port facilities,” said Port Board President ... [+]

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