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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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Port of Oakland July volume drops 28 percent from July 2021

Oakland, Calif. – August 17, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume dropped by 28% in July compared to July 2021. Last month 116,629 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) moved through the port, compared to 162,898 in July 2021. Loaded imports were down by 26.7% recording 69,463 TEUs last month compared to 94,745 in July 2021…. Read More

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Port of Oakland June volume down 1.5 percent from prior year

Oakland, Calif. – July 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume in June was down 1.5% compared to June 2021. The Port handled 163,757 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) last month compared to 166,252 in June 2021. The total volume, including empties, was down 2.9%. Loaded import volume continues to rise. Loaded imports were slightly… Read More

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Port of Oakland marine terminals resume operations

Oakland, Calif. – July 25, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s marine terminals are open and operating normally. They have resumed operations since Saturday, after several days of disruption by truck drivers protesting the gig worker law AB5. “The Port of Oakland has resumed full operations,” said Port Executive Director Danny Wan. “We appreciate the independent… Read More

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Port of Oakland picks Chamber President to lead Board

Oakland, Calif., July 12, 2022 – Oakland’s Chamber of Commerce President is taking on an added role atop the Port of Oakland’s governing board. At their latest Board meeting, Port Commissioners selected Barbara Leslie as their new President in a unanimous vote. Ms. Leslie will lead the seven-member board that sets policy for Oakland’s 93-year-old… Read More

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Port of Oakland adopts $480 million budget for FY 2023 

Oakland, Calif. – July 7, 2022: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a 2023 fiscal year budget of $480 million at their June 23rd meeting.  The $480 million operating budget projects 9 percent passenger growth at the Port’s Oakland International Airport (OAK). Cargo volume at the Oakland Seaport is expected to increase 2 percent…. Read More

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Proposed A’s stadium receives important regulatory recommendation from SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Oakland, Calif. — May 3, 2022: The SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) staff just released an agenda report for the June 2, 2022 public hearing, recommending that the Commission remove the Port of Oakland’s Howard property from Port Priority Use designation under the San Francisco Bay Area Seaport Plan. The Port of Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland cargo volume dropped, but outlook better

Oakland, Calif. – April 20, 2022: Port of Oakland cargo volume declined last month amidst hints of better times to come. The Port said today that its total March volume dropped 11 percent year-over-year. Imports declined 3 percent from March 2021 while exports fell 25 percent, the Port said. The Port said there are indications… Read More

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