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Senator Barbara Boxer Calls for Long-Term Resolution to FAA Crisis

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 23, 2011 U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Calls for Long-Term Resolution to FAA Crisis Senator Boxer Visits Oakland International Airport (left) Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin speaking at an Oakland International Airport press conference with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer to urge Congress to provide a speedy and… Read More

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Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 25, 2011 Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers   President Pamela Calloway 1st Vice-President Gilda Gonzales 2nd Vice-President James W. Head Oakland, CA — July 25, 2011 — The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has three new officers. The Port Board approved a resolution officially ratifying the… Read More

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Port of Oakland to Spur Exports and Create Jobs of the Future

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 19, 2011 Under Secretary of Commerce Francisco Sánchez Announces partnership with America’s Seaports at Port of Oakland to Spur Exports and Create Jobs of the Future Under Secretary along with American Association of Port Authorities Sign Memorandum of Intent to Further the National Export Initiative Oakland, Calif. – July… Read More

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Port of Oakland Adopts 2011-2012 Budget

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 1, 2011 Port of Oakland Adopts 2011-2012 Budget $296.6 Million Budget Represents Port’s Aggressive Focus on Business, Competitiveness, Positive Economic Impact, and Environmental Stewardship Oakland, Calif. – July 1, 2011– The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners just adopted a 2011-2012 fiscal year (FY) operating budget of $296.6 million. This… Read More

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International Designated As Bay Area Gateway to Cuba

Press Releases For Immediate Release June 8, 2011 Oakland International Designated As Bay Area Gateway to Cuba Initiative Backed by Congresswoman Barbara Lee Offers Potential for Charter Passenger Service to and from OAK and Cuba Oakland, Calif.–June 8, 2011– Oakland International Airport (OAK) requested and received authorization by United States Customs and Border Protection to… Read More

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Port Secures $18 Million in Federal Funding for Harbor Deepening

Press Releases For Immediate Release May 31, 2011 Port Secures $18 Million in Federal Funding for Harbor Deepening U.S. Army Corps Confirms $18 M for FY11 Oakland Harbor Maintenance Dredging Oakland, Calif.–May 31, 2011–The Port of Oakland’s -50 Foot Harbor Deepening Project is set to receive $18 million in operations and maintenance from the U.S…. Read More

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Port of Oakland Welcomes Newly-Appointed Commissioner

Press Releases For Immediate Release May 20, 2011 Port of Oakland Welcomes Newly-Appointed Commissioner Alan S. Yee brings over 30 Years of distinguished legal, community and business-related experience Oakland Mayor Jean Quan installs new Port Commissioner Alan S. Yee Oakland, Calif.–May 20, 2011 – The Port of Oakland welcomes its newest Port Commissioner, Alan S…. Read More

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Electric Vehicle Charging Services Arrive at OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release May 18, 2011 Electric Vehicle Charging Services Arrive at Oakland International Airport as Coulomb’s ChargePoint Network Expansion Continues into Bay Area First Airport in Northern California and Second in Nation to Install “New Generation” Electric Vehicle Chargers Oakland, CA – May 18, 2011 – The Port of Oakland and Coulomb… Read More

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