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Port of Oakland free, summer harbor tours return next month

Oakland, Calif. – April 18, 2024: The Port of Oakland is offering this year’s free harbor tours to the public from May to October 2024. It’s a unique opportunity to see the Port’s shipping operations up close while enjoying a sunset cruise along the Oakland Estuary and San Francisco Bay.  “These tours are an important opportunity to strengthen… Read More

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Port of Oakland February container volume is up again

Oakland, Calif. – March 21, 2024: The Port of Oakland February container volume grew, surpassing the 2023 volume for the same month last year. Full imports rose for the fourth month in a row, recording a 32.1% increase, moving 76,734 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in February 2024 through Oakland, compared to 58,073 TEUs in February 2023…. Read More

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Port of Oakland January container volume continues to rise

Oakland, Calif. – February 26, 2024: The Port of Oakland January container volume continues its upward trajectory, following a trend first seen in 2023.   Full imports increased 8.2%, with the Seaport handling 72,081 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in January 2024, versus 66,637 TEUs in January 2023.   Full exports saw an increase of 9.3%, with 62,596 TEUs… Read More

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Port of Oakland awarded $10 million to modernize restrooms at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.–February 22, 2024: Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the Port of Oakland, which operates Oakland International Airport (OAK), will be granted $10 million in project funding. The funds will be used for Phase 1 of the airport’s forthcoming Terminal Restroom Renovation Program, which will modernize OAK’s restrooms and add both… Read More

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Port of Oakland names new Maritime Marketing Manager

Oakland, Calif. – February 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland today announced the appointment of new Maritime Marketing Manager Carolyn Almquist. She brings with her a wealth of private sector experience in international trade. Almquist joins the Port of Oakland after 25 years with American President Lines (APL), a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group. She… Read More

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Port, Oakland Chamber host sold-out environmental symposium

Oakland, Calif. – February 8, 2024: The Port of Oakland in partnership with the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held the first-ever Oakland environmental symposium yesterday. The event brought together maritime, aviation, commercial real estate, environmental, business, government and community leaders to collaborate on innovative zero-emissions solutions.  “We are dedicated to growing green businesses and creating green-collar jobs… Read More

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