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Traffic rebounds at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif.– March 31, 2021: Oakland International Airport, now the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports passenger and cargo traffic for January and February 2021. In January 2021 passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) decreased 15.4 percent from what was reported for December 2020 as the State of California was under… Read More

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Oakland International Airport achieves GBAC STAR accreditation

Oakland, Calif. – March 26, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for airport cleanliness. Under the guidance of GBAC, a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, the Port of Oakland – which operates the airport, has implemented the… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes return of import cargo surge

Oakland, Calif. –  March 15, 2021: An unprecedented containerized import surge resumed at the Port of Oakland last month following a January decline.  The Port said today that import volume soared 26.2 percent in February compared to the same month in 2020.  Oakland welcomed the news after supply chain disruption elsewhere drove its January import totals down nearly 12 percent…. Read More

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Port of Oakland boss appointed CAPA Vice President

Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2021: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan was just appointed Vice President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA). During a week celebrating Ports Day 2021, which highlights the significant contributions California ports made to assist the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wan fills the key leadership role… Read More

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Port of Oakland cargo volume off due to crowded ports

Oakland, Calif. –  Feb. 23, 2021 – Containerized cargo volume declined at the Port of Oakland in January, the result of spreading supply chain congestion. The Port said today that import volume dropped 11.9 percent last month compared to January 2020.  Exports were down 11.3 percent. The Port attributed cargo declines to factors that included: Late-arriving… Read More

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Port of Oakland video signals change in Port’s future

Oakland, Calif. – February 17, 2021: Port of Oakland says its business model is changing with the commitment by CMA CGM, a world leader in shipping and logistics, to launch a new direct service from Asia to the Port of Oakland. Oakland’s Mayor and the Port’s Executive Director pointed out important benefits. “Congratulations to the Port of Oakland and CMA CGM… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomed CMA CGM’s first call Asia service today 

Oakland, Calif. – February 12, 2021: The Port of Oakland today announced that CMA CGM, a world leader in shipping and logistics, marked the beginning of its first direct vessel service linking China and Oakland,CA, with the arrival of the ship AFRICA FOUR today.  “This opens up so many possibilities,” said Port of Oakland Maritime Director Bryan Brandes. “Our customers can significantly improve the transit time for… Read More

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