[Skip to Content]
Port of Oakland Mobile Logo
Full Menu

Oakland surpasses 1 million passengers in May

Oakland, CA:  (June 30, 2018) – Officials at Oakland International Airport today released May traffic reports, which indicate that total passengers at the airport increased 4.1%, from 1,140,821 in May 2017, to 1,187,120 passengers in May this year. The increase is based upon 1.7% more flight operations and 4.8% more seats.  International traffic volume of… Read More

Read Full Article...

Jack London Square July 4th Block Party to draw 10,000 people

Editors: See here for an overview video about events at Jack London Square. Oakland, Calif. – June 29 2018: Organizers expect more than 10,000 people to attend Jack London Square’s Fourth of July Block Party, Wednesday, from noon to 5 p.m. The Independence Day celebration includes live music, entertainment and specialty food trucks from local vendors. Admission is free… Read More

Read Full Article...

Long Beach, Oakland port bosses seek help for maritime goals

Oakland, Calif. – June 29, 2018: Two of this nation’s highest-ranking port executives want continued government support for maritime industry clean air efforts and infrastructure development.  They made that pitch this week in Oakland to an audience of 100 at the Pacific Transportation Association. Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero and Oakland counterpart Chris… Read More

Read Full Article...

Port of Oakland receives Deep Roots Award

Oakland, Calif. – June 28, 2018: Oakland’s Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Port of Oakland with the Deep Roots Award. The award honors a local company or individual that has been a major contributor to Oakland. “It is important for the community to know that the Port is not only making money, but is also… Read More

Read Full Article...

Port of Oakland terminal wants clean hybrid cargo-handlers

Oakland, Calif. – June 26, 2018: Oakland’s largest marine terminal operator plans to clear the air using hybrid cargo-handling technology. SSA Terminals said today it will retrofit 13 diesel-powered cranes with diesel-electric hybrid engines. The upgrade is estimated to eliminate more than 45 tons of exhaust emissions annually at the Port of Oakland. The projected cost… Read More

Read Full Article...

Port of Oakland employee groups to award 18 scholarships

Oakland, Calif. – June 21, 2018: Port of Oakland employees will award 18 scholarships by this summer. The Port Employees’ Scholarship Program and the Asian Employees Association at the Port of Oakland (AEA) raised nearly $39,000 for high school seniors in May. The organizations have given out nearly $1.2 million to more than 500 students since… Read More

Read Full Article...

Port of Oakland import volume flat in May

Oakland, Calif. – June 18, 2018: Port of Oakland import cargo volume in May was unchanged from a year ago. The Port said today that it handled 82,465 TEUs of import cargo last month, nearly identical to container statistics from May 2017. A TEU is a 20-foot equivalent unit, which is a standard measure in the container… Read More

Read Full Article...