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Southwest expansion underway at OAK with New York/Newark

Oakland, CA: April 7, 2018 – Southwest Airlines will add daily nonstop service from OAK to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) beginning tomorrow, April 8th. The service replaces a seasonal test route on OAK’s flight schedule last summer. Due to the success of that route, Southwest has brought the transcontinental flight back earlier this year, and it will now operate year-round. Newark… Read More

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Port of Oakland doing more work at night than ever before

Oakland, Calif. – April 4, 2018: More truckers now visit the Port of Oakland at night than at any time in its 91-year history. Oakland’s largest marine terminal said today that it’s conducting between 1,500 and 2,000 daily truck transactions after sundown. That’s up from 800 a year ago. Port officials said that the difference… Read More

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Step back in time with Tall Ships at Jack London Square

Tall Ships video here Oakland, Calif. – March 14, 2018: Tall Ships are sailing back into port at Jack London Square Friday. Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will berth at the foot of Broadway and be open to the public beginning Saturday for on-dock tours and weekend sailing adventures. The sailing ships provide a peek at maritime… Read More

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Port of Oakland imports jumped 14.9 percent last month

Oakland, Calif. – March 14, 2018: Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 14.9 percent last month, according to data released today. The Port said February container volume grew in all categories, setting records along the way.  Oakland’s performance follows release of a new 5-year strategic plan calling for record cargo volume annually through 2022…. Read More

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Port of Oakland building online portal to move cargo faster

Oakland, Calif. – March 8, 2018: Port of Oakland officials today promised a digital shipping platform by mid-year to speed up global trade flows. The Port said it’s building an online portal for transactions that range from tracking to transporting containerized cargo. The move aligns with an industry migration toward digitalization of international supply chains for the… Read More

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Port of Oakland landmark project could start by summer

Oakland, Calif. – March 1, 2018: Construction could begin this summer on a landmark logistics campus at the Port of Oakland. Developer CenterPoint Properties said today that it awaits only permits to start on the Port’s long-anticipated Seaport Logistics Complex.  The complex is considered the linchpin of the Port’s future – a distribution hub driving additional… Read More

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