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October was another busy month at OAK

Oakland, Calif. – November 29, 2022: In October of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw 1,042,454 passengers – marking the fifth month in a row of over one million total passengers. “Now five months of over 1 million passengers served, we expect to finish out the year strong,” says Bryant L. Francis, Director of Aviation at the… Read More

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Port of Oakland October container volume up 5.9%

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s full imports and full exports rose compared to last month (September 2022 volumes) and compared to October 2021 volumes. Total loaded container volume rose 5.9% compared to October 2021. The Port handled 145,868 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) last month compared to 137,776 TEUs in October 2021. Full exports… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes solutions to sea level rise

Oakland, Calif. – November 15, 2022: Port officials from around the country and overseas, gathered virtually this month to discuss the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, search for mitigations, and share best practices. “The Port of Oakland as well as all California ports are literally on the frontline of mitigating the effects on sea level rise, not… Read More

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Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch

Oakland, Calif. – November 14, 2022: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s outstanding senior bonds at A+ and outstanding Intermediate Lien and underlying bank bonds at A. The rating outlook assigned by Fitch on all bonds is Stable. “These ratings reflect continued commitment to prudent financial management and stability,” said Port of Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes back students to its waterfront park

Oakland, Calif. – November 4, 2022: The Port of Oakland hosted young students back to its Middle Harbor Shoreline Park for an onsite educational field trip with a public school. It was the first time in nearly three years that the Port welcomed students for their on-site education program. During their visit, 4th graders from Oakland’s Piedmont Elementary… Read More

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Port of Oakland hosts congressional meeting

Oakland, Calif. – November 2, 2022: The Port of Oakland hosted a congressional supply chain stakeholder meeting this week in Jack London Square. The event was designed to address constituent business and trade industry stakeholder concerns about congestion and supply chain issues at the Port. The meeting was led by Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa)… Read More

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Port of Oakland receives federal grant for green development

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland will be awarded a $36.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support green infrastructure development for added cargo transport capacity and operational efficiencies at its Outer Harbor. The grant is part of a $94 million federal investment in California ports. The grant award is… Read More

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Port of Oakland September container volume drops

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume declined by 7.9% in September compared to September 2021. Last month 132,599 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) passed through the Port, compared to 143,991 in September 2021. Loaded imports dropped by 4.9%. The Port handled 77,803 TEUs last month, compared to 81,789… Read More

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Port of Oakland to buy renewable energy from EBMUD

Oakland, Calif. – October 21, 2022: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved extending a contract to purchase renewable electricity from the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) at the Oct. 13, 2022 board meeting. The energy will come from EBMUD’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Power Generation Station. The Port has been purchasing that electricity for 10 years… Read More

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