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The Port rang in 2016 with the arrival of cargo megaship CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container ship of this capacity, ever to call at any port in the U.S. She measured an impressive 1,300 feet long and 177 feet tall — longer than the Empire State Building is tall, and wider than a football field. The Port is ready for big ships with our -50ft dredged channels and berths, installation of new equipment, and recent crane expansion.

We load and discharge more than 99 percent of the containerized goods moving through Northern California, the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. The Port has four container terminals and two intermodal rail facilities delivering trade to business of all size. The Union Pacific and BNSF Class 1 railroad facilities are located adjacent to the heart of the marine terminals providing reliable, efficient movement of cargo.

Operating Statistics

2016 Cargo Vessel Arrivals
1,745

Shipping Lines
ANL Container Line, APL, CCNI, China Ocean Shipping Co, China Shipping Agency, CMA-CGM, Evergreen Line, Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd, Horizon Line, Hyundai Merchant Marine, "K" Line, Maersk, Matson Navigation, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Mitsui OSK, NYK Line, OOCL, Pacific International, Polynesia Line, United Arab Shipping, U.S. Lines, Wan Hai, Yang Ming Line, Zim Container Line

Marine Terminals
Outer Harbor Terminal, TraPac Terminal, Berth 33, Berth 34, Ben E. Nutter Terminal, Oakland International Container Terminal, Matson Terminal, Charles P. Howard Terminal

Deepwater Ship Berths
18

Container Gantry Canes
36 (includes 30 post-Panamax types)

Marine Terminals
779 acres

Freeways Serving Port
Interstates 80 (north & eastbound)
880 (southbound)
580 (eastbound)
980 (eastbound)

Railroads
Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific