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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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Oakland International sees 41 percent more international passengers in January 2018

Oakland, CA: (February 28, 2018) – Officials at Oakland International (OAK) report today that new operations helped to drive a 41% year-over-year increase in January international passenger volume at the Airport. New international service from Southwest, Norwegian Air, British Airways, and LEVEL helped to account for the 16,340 additional international travelers at OAK compared with January 2017.   Total passenger traffic at the Airport reached 949,489 in January 2018, up 4.5% from 908,898 total passengers during the same… Read More

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Port of Oakland first: battery-powered truck enters the fleet

Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 27, 2018: A battery-powered truck has entered the Port of Oakland fleet for the first time, testing the feasibility of zero-emission freight hauling. The Port said today that GSC Logistics, a major California trucking operator, introduced the 10-ton rig earlier this month. It’s the only electric truck alongside more than 6,000… Read More

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Port of Oakland launches 2018 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – February 5, 2018: The Port of Oakland is recruiting for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, students apply for paid internships in a variety of fields at the Port. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 9, 2018. “This program offers college students exposure to the day-to-day business… Read More

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Jack London Square restaurants give back during Oakland Restaurant Week

Oakland, Calif. – January 10, 2018:  Jack London Square restaurants are offering special prix-fixed meals as part of Oakland Restaurant Week. The eighth annual event, a fundraiser for the Alameda County Food bank, begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday, January 21. “Restaurant Week is a wonderful way for locals and visitors alike to come to the Oakland waterfront… Read More

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Port of Oakland outlook: buildout will lead to cargo records

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 8, 2017: Improved infrastructure coupled with new supply chain capabilities should result in record cargo volume at the Port of Oakland. It could also make Oakland a first port of call for container ships visiting the U.S. from Asia.  That’s the message a senior Port official gave supply chain executives here… Read More

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