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Port of Oakland November container volume dips slightly

Oakland, Calif. – December 20, 2023: The Port of Oakland full import and export volumes were down in November compared to the previous month, registering 132,648 TEUs (twenty-foot containers), versus 142,255 TEUs in October, representing a 6.8% drop.  Full imports rose 3.8% over November 2022 volume, with 71,258 TEUs passing through Port facilities this November compared to 68,646… Read More

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Port of Oakland takes home a community partnership award

Oakland, Calif. – December 13, 2023: The Port of Oakland was honored with the Community Partner Award last Friday evening by the local non-profit, BRIDGEGOOD. The Port is proud to have BRIDGEGOOD as a tenant headquartered in Jack London Square. The non-profit provides design education, equitable tech access, mentorship with working professionals and career-building resources to more… 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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Pasha Hawaii celebrates the inaugural arrival of ‘MV Janet Marie’ at the Port of Oakland with a christening ceremony

Oakland, Calif.  – August 9, 2023: Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland celebrated the arrival of MV Janet Marie to the Port of Oakland with a christening ceremony, marking the company’s second Liquified Natural Gas (“LNG”)-powered container ship to call the Bay Area. The Oakland Seaport is considered the gateway for containerized ocean cargo… Read More

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Port of Oakland creates new position to enhance public engagement

Oakland, Calif. – August 8, 2023: The Port of Oakland named Matt Davis Chief Public Engagement Officer (CPEO). The newly created role will bring the divisions of Communications, Governmental Affairs and Social Responsibility under one roof. Mr. Davis currently leads the Port’s Governmental Affairs Division and will assume his new position in addition to his current duties…. Read More

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Port of Oakland appoints two veteran employees as acting directors

Oakland, Calif. – August 3, 2023: The Port of Oakland appointed two acting directors, replacing retired Port leaders. Colleen Liang was appointed Acting Director of the Environmental Programs and Planning (EP&P) division and Dorin Tiutin was appointed Acting Director of the Commercial Real Estate division. Both are long-time employees of the Port. Ms. Colleen Liang assumes the role of… Read More

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Leaders celebrate projects to improve transportation, goods movement at the Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – July 24, 2023: Projects will modernize aging infrastructure, implement state of the art technology and improve air quality in neighboring communities at busiest port in Northern California ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. – The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), Port of Oakland, and City of Oakland today announced important milestones for two major transportation improvement… Read More

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Port of Oakland June container volume dips

Oakland, Calif. – July 21, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s total container volume contracted in June this year, in contrast to June 2022.  June’s full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) are 26.5% lower than in June of last year. Marine terminal operators at the Port of Oakland (Port) moved 120,433 TEUs in June 2023, compared to 163,901… Read More

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