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Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – Jan.­­­­ 18, 2023: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly motivated full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields – Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & Development and Risk Management… Read More

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Port of Oakland debuts zero-emissions top picks

Oakland, Calif. – December 23, 2022: Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland. They are part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport. The Oakland Seaport has joined a select group of seaports to operate the green technology equipment. Only a handful of these innovative, zero-emissions top picks exist around the… Read More

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State says ‘yes’ to $175 million to upgrade Oakland Seaport gateway

Oakland, Calif. – December 8, 2022: The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $175 million in funding today for the 7th Street Grade Separation East Project (Project). The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) partnered with the CTC and the City and Port of Oakland to advance this high-priority goods movement project into construction. The Project will realign… 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 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 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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California State Transportation Secretary visits Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2022: California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) Secretary Toks Omishakin visited the Port of Oakland last week for a first-hand view of Port operations and to discuss enhancements to seaport facilities and promote sustainable transportation projects, including zero emissions and renewable energy programs. Secretary Omishakin was accompanied by representatives from CalSTA, the Governor’s… Read More

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Port of Oakland collaborates with West Oakland to create green jobs

Oakland, Calif. – September 26, 2022: The Port of Oakland has joined forces with the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) to train workers for green jobs in the transportation and logistics industry. WOJRC received a $350,000 grant from the California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program. The Port of Oakland supported WOJRC during the application… Read More

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Port of Oakland takes major step on clean energy project

Oakland, Calif. – August 22, 2022: The Port of Oakland announced today the approval of a $2 million contract for the design of a new, clean energy project at the Oakland Seaport. The project includes electrical infrastructure including solar generation, battery storage systems, a fuel cell, and the replacement of a substation and connecting circuitry…. Read More

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