Oakland Alameda Water Shuttle launches July 17

New, free, ferry service connects Jack London Square and Alameda Landing Oakland, Calif. – July 16, 2024: The Port of Oakland, along with the CIM Group which manages Jack London Square, the City of Alameda, the Alameda Transportation Management Association, and the San Francisco Bay Ferry, announce a new, free, ferry service connecting Oakland and […]

Port of Oakland targets Clean Ports grant for major zero-emissions conversion

Funding request supported by 20 community, business, regulatory, workforce partners Oakland, Calif.—May 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland (Port) and a coalition of 20 partners have applied for a federal grant that will fast track the Oakland Seaport’s conversion to 100 percent zero-emissions cargo handling operations. The Port and its clean energy partners seek a […]

Kuidaore Handroll Bar opens at Jack London Square

New sushi bar gives modern twist on traditional Japanese temaki hand rolls Oakland, Calif.—May 15, 2024: Kuidaore Handroll Bar, a new sushi bar offering a modern twist on traditional Japanese hand rolls, just opened at 431 Water Street in Jack London Square, Oakland.  Kuidaore Handroll Bar specializes in sustainably sourced seafood, including salmon, bluefin tuna and yellowtail as well as local sustainable caviar, highest-grade wagyu beef, small plates, sashimi, […]

Port of Oakland free, summer harbor tours return next month

Tickets available April 29 for popular boat tours running through October 2024 Oakland, Calif. – April 18, 2024: The Port of Oakland is offering this year’s free harbor tours to the public from May to October 2024. It’s a unique opportunity to see the Port’s shipping operations up close while enjoying a sunset cruise along the Oakland Estuary […]

Port of Oakland appoints Diego González as Government Affairs Manager

Oakland, Calif. – March 21, 2024: The Port of Oakland today announced the appointment of Diego González to Government Affairs Manager. Mr. González brings legislative advocacy and policy experience to the full-time position after serving eight years as a Port Governmental Affairs Field Representative. González most recently served in the Acting Manager position for the […]

Port, Oakland Chamber host sold-out environmental symposium

Zero emissions Oakland symposium

Oakland, Calif. – February 8, 2024: The Port of Oakland in partnership with the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held the first-ever Oakland environmental symposium yesterday. The event brought together maritime, aviation, commercial real estate, environmental, business, government and community leaders to collaborate on innovative zero-emissions solutions.  “We are dedicated to growing green businesses and creating green-collar jobs […]

Port of Oakland launches 2024 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – January 11, 2024: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly-motivated full-time college students for its 2024 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants can apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields at the Port, including in Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & […]

Port of Oakland takes home a community partnership award

Oakland, Calif. – December 13, 2023: The Port of Oakland was honored with the Community Partner Award last Friday evening by the local non-profit, BRIDGEGOOD. The Port is proud to have BRIDGEGOOD as a tenant headquartered in Jack London Square. The non-profit provides design education, equitable tech access, mentorship with working professionals and career-building resources to more […]