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Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Approves Strategic Hires

Press Releases For Immediate Release March 15, 2013 Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Approves Strategic Hires Social Responsibility Division Director and Chief Technology Officer Positions Filled Amy Tharpe Social Responsibility Division Director Ron Puccinelli Chief Technology Officer March 15, 2013 –Oakland, Calif.– The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved two strategic hires on Thursday, March… Read More

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Port of Oakland Takes Comprehensive Action on Expenditures

Press Releases For Immediate Release December 10, 2012 Port of Oakland Takes Comprehensive Action on Expenditures Oakland, CA – December 10, 2012 – Today the Port of Oakland is taking comprehensive and decisive action that demonstrates a new era of transparency and accountability at the Port. Specifically, the Port is: releasing the Port Purchasing Card… Read More

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FedEx to Deploy New Clean Air Technology at OAK

Press Releases For Immediate Release December 9, 2012 FedEx to Deploy New Clean Air Technology at OAK Department of Energy Award will Retrofit Vehicles with Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cells Oakland, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2012) — FedEx at the Oakland International Airport will receive tow tractors retrofitted with hydrogen powered fuel cells as announced by U.S. Senator… Read More

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Port Accelerates Action on Alleged Improper Expenditures

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 18, 2012 Port Accelerates Action on Alleged Improper Expenditures Oakland, Calif. – October 18, 2012 – The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has taken the following actions: The Board has put Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin on Administrative Leave with pay effective immediately. The Board has directed and empowered current… Read More

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Port of Oakland Taking Action on Improper Expenditures

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 15, 2012 Port of Oakland Taking Action on Improper Expenditures and Strengthening Expense Policies Oakland, Calif. — October 15, 2012 — The Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners today announced actions that are underway to strengthen the Port’s expense reimbursement policies and procedures to prevent improper expenditure of Port funds. “To… Read More

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Coastal Cleanup Volunteers Scour Jack London Square Shoreline

Press Releases For Immediate Release September 24, 2012 More Than 100 California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers Scour Jack London Square Shoreline Port-Sponsored Event Removed 500 Pounds of Trash from Waterfront Sept. 24, 2012 – Oakland, Calif. – More than 100 volunteers including Boy Scout and Cub Scouts armed with rubber gloves, trash bags and plenty of… Read More

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Port of Oakland Welcomes Two New Commissioners

Press Releases For Immediate Release August 3, 2012 Port of Oakland Welcomes Two New Commissioners Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan Parker Sworn In by Mayor Jean Quan Oakland, CA — August 3, 2012 — On Wednesday, August 1, Mayor Jean Quan swore in two new Commissioners for the Port of Oakland, Cestra “Ces” Butner and Bryan… Read More

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Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 30, 2012 Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners Elects New Officers President Gilda Gonzales 1st Vice-President James W. Head 2nd Vice-President Alan S. Yee Oakland, CA — July 30, 2012 — The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has three new officers. The Port Board approved a resolution officially ratifying the election… Read More

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Port of Oakland Adopts Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 20, 2012 Port of Oakland Adopts Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget $406.7 Million Budget Focuses on Core Needs, Competitiveness, and Shared Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability Oakland, CA—July 20, 2012— On June 21, 2012, the Board of Port Commissioners adopted the Port of Oakland’s Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year… Read More

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