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Port of Oakland trade boom: a second new vessel service in 2021

Oakland, Calif. – May 10, 2021: As global trade booms, the container shipping industry is introducing another new vessel service at the Port of Oakland. The Port said today that Taiwan-based Wan Hai Lines launched its weekly AA5 Service here last month. The route links three ports in China and one in Taiwan with the Ports of Oakland and Seattle…. Read More

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Port of Oakland says Q1 2021 is all-time best for cargo volume

Oakland, Calif. – May 6, 2021: Port of Oakland containerized trade volume reached record levels in the first quarter of 2021. The Port said today its total volume from January through March equaled 631,119 20-foot containers. That topped the Port’s previous record of 612,151 set in Q1 2019. Port officials said, the surge reflects unprecedented… Read More

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CLEAR brings effortless security screening to Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – April 14, 2021: Today, CLEAR announced its trusted and transparent identity technology and touchless security lanes are available at Oakland International Airport (OAK). CLEAR members now have the ability to enjoy CLEAR’s frictionless travel experience across the U.S. at 38 airports and with 100+ partners across sports, entertainment, work, and travel. CLEAR is a secure… Read More

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Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in March

Oakland, Calif. – April 13, 2021: An international trade boom is exploding at the Port of Oakland. The Port today reported all-time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March. It said there’s no sign of the global surge in business activity abating any time soon. “Ships are full, ocean… Read More

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Traffic rebounds at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.– March 31, 2021: Oakland International Airport, now the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports passenger and cargo traffic for January and February 2021. In January 2021 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) decreased 15.4 percent from what was reported for December 2020 as the State of California was under… Read More

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Oakland International Airport achieves GBAC STAR accreditation

Oakland, Calif. – March 26, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for airport cleanliness. Under the guidance of GBAC, a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, the Port of Oakland – which operates the airport, has implemented the… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes return of import cargo surge

Oakland, Calif. –  March 15, 2021: An unprecedented containerized import surge resumed at the Port of Oakland last month following a January decline.  The Port said today that import volume soared 26.2 percent in February compared to the same month in 2020.  Oakland welcomed the news after supply chain disruption elsewhere drove its January import totals down nearly 12 percent…. Read More

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