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Port of Oakland September container volume holds steady

Oakland, Calif. – October 24, 2023: The Port of Oakland September container volume remains consistent with volume throughout 2023.    Full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) rose 1.2% this September compared to September 2022, registering 134,186 TEUs, versus 132,559 TEUs in September 2022. However, they have remained flat compared to August 2023.  Full exports, which jumped 9.1%, handling 59,757 TEUs… Read More

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Port of Oakland partners with state and Japanese trade officials to cut global maritime shipping emissions

Oakland, Calif. – October 20, 2023: Port of Oakland leaders joined the Port Decarbonization & Green Shipping Corridor Symposium today to discuss the important work being done to reduce greenhouse gas footprints globally and locally. Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan addressed port industry colleagues on the latest projects being implemented at Oakland to significantly cut… Read More

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Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome Sun Country Airlines with a seasonal OAK-MSP route for summer travel

Oakland, Calif. – October 17, 2023: Oakland International Airport (OAK) will welcome Sun Country Airlines with a seasonal route for summer travel. Flights will commence twice weekly on Sundays and Thursdays between OAK and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota (MSP) for the summer 2024 season. The service will begin on May 23, 2024,… Read More

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Federal funding headed to Port of Oakland for hydrogen projects

Oakland, Calif. – October 16, 2023: Hydrogen projects at the Port of Oakland are in line for federal and state funding. This is thanks to the Biden administration’s announcement October 13, awarding up to $1.2 billion to California as a designated hydrogen hub. “We are grateful to have outstanding federal, state, and local support for our vision… Read More

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Port of Oakland appoints its first woman Director of Engineering

Oakland, Calif. – October 12, 2023:  The Port of Oakland has appointed Emilia Sánchez as its new Director of Engineering. Ms. Sánchez joined the Port in February as an Engineering Project Manager. She is the first woman and first Latina to serve in this leadership position at the Port. Ms. Sánchez spent over a decade at BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), where she served in various positions. She managed the development of… Read More

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Oakland Airport awarded Level Two Airport Carbon Accreditation

Oakland, Calif. – October 9, 2023: Oakland International Airport (operated by the Port of Oakland) is officially awarded Level Two status within Airports Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The award was received at the Airports Council International North America 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibition which was held in Long Beach, California last week. Airport Carbon… Read More

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Port of Oakland joins environmental non-profit Green Marine

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2023:  Green Marine certified the Port of Oakland this week through its environmental program. The certification process supports the Port’s transition to zero emissions operations. The Port doubled down on its commitment to the environment by joining Green Marine earlier this year. Green Marine is a Canadian- and U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated… Read More

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New restaurant Southie opens in Oakland Airport’s Terminal 2

Oakland, Calif. – October 2, 2023: Southie, a new quick-service restaurant at Oakland International Airport (OAK), is now open and serving East Bay passengers. The restaurant is based on the Southie streetside location found on College Avenue in Oakland, and offers fresh salads, soups, sandwiches, and breakfast made from local ingredients. Additionally, a wide coffee and… Read More

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