Oakland Board of Port Commissioners elects Michael Colbruno as Board President

Oakland, Calif. – July 15, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously elected Michael Colbruno to lead as Board President. Andreas Cluver was elected First Vice President, replacing Yui Hay Lee, with outgoing President Barbara Leslie elected Second Vice President. President Colbruno first joined the Port Commission in 2013. This will be his second […]

New local restaurant A16 opens at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport

A16 in Terminal 1 marks the twelfth new restaurant to open at OAK Oakland, Calif. – July 10, 2024: New restaurant A16 is open and serving passengers at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport (OAK) as of this week. The new quick-service restaurant at OAK is based on the longstanding Michelin-recognized and award-winning streetside restaurants […]

Fitch upgrades Port of Oakland’s ratings outlook to positive

Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch Oakland, Calif. – July 9, 2024: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s (Port) bond ratings and revised the Port’s ratings outlook from stable to positive. Fitch affirmed the following ratings on Port of Oakland debt: A+ for senior lien revenue bonds; A for […]

‘San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport’ name official – Unanimous final vote by Oakland Board of Port Commissioners

Oakland, Calif. – May 9, 2024: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners unanimously voted today and granted final approval to rename the “Metropolitan Oakland International Airport” to “San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.” With the new name, the Port aims to attract more nonstop destinations by boosting travelers’ geographic awareness of the airport’s location on […]

Port of Oakland celebrates hydrogen-powered trucks project

NorCAL ZERO project dedication marks milestone in clean energy innovation Oakland, Calif.- May 2, 2024: The Port of Oakland celebrated the official dedication of the NorCal ZERO project at a new hydrogen fueling station near East Bay Municipal Utility District today. The NorCAL ZERO project is a $53 million collaborative effort to deploy 30 Hyundai […]

New Berkeley-based restaurant opens in Terminal 1 at OAK

New quick-service restaurant Cancún Sabor Mexicano offers authentic Mexican dishes Oakland, Calif. – May 1, 2024: New quick-service restaurant Cancún Sabor Mexicano is now open and serving passengers at Oakland International Airport’s Terminal 1. The new restaurant is based on the East Bay streetside location of the same name located in Berkeley. Cancún marks the […]

Port of Oakland air quality initiatives supported by $4 million federal grant

Funding for electric trucks, electric sweeper and electric vehicle chargers Oakland, Calif. - April 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland was awarded a $4 million grant for its zero-emissions initiatives at the Oakland Seaport. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) made the announcement last week. This federal funding will advance the introduction of […]

Port of Oakland March container volume grows

Full imports and exports close first quarter strong Oakland, Calif. – August 24, 2024: The Port of Oakland (Port) March container volume continues to signal the Port’s cargo growth. In March, 202,816 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) passed through Port facilities, marking a 19.1% increase over March 2023 volume. Ship at Port of Oakland dock loaded with […]