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Port of Oakland’s solar energy use grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 27, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s stake in a newly expanded solar array at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch has just come online. This solar project is now delivering renewable energy to the Port of Oakland. The Port owns and operates its own utility which then sells electricity to tenants including those… Read More

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Oakland International Airport’s passenger totals for 2022 soar to over 11 million

Oakland, Calif. – January 23, 2023: Oakland International Airport reports over 11 million total passengers served in 2022, an increase of nearly 37 percent compared to 2021. In addition to this passenger growth, OAK also completed several major facility improvement projects and introduced new service offerings for passengers during the year (detailed below).   Cargo carriers at OAK processed a total… Read More

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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 December container volume continues overall decline

Oakland, Calif. – January 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in December 2022. Year-end total TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for 2022 registered at 2.3 million, marking an estimated 4% decrease from the 2021 total. Total loaded container volume declined 8.1% in contrast to December 2021, recording 123,868 loaded TEUs in December 2022 compared… Read More

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Port of Oakland utility green power portfolio grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2023: The Port of Oakland Utility serving customers at the seaport and airport fulfills 66.9% of its power needs from carbon free energy sources, nearly double the state average. “Acquiring renewable power sources to meet our energy needs is an important part of our journey to become a zero-emissions seaport,”… Read More

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OAK Airport to host vendor fair for East Bay merchants on January 12

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2023: On Thursday, January 12, Oakland International Airport will host its first OAK Vendor Fair. This event will allow participating local merchants and artisans the opportunity to showcase their goods with the potential to have their items sold at OAK Airport through its onsite retailers.  Oakland International Airport and the Port of… Read More

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Port of Oakland receives award for effective budget presentation

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2023: The Port of Oakland received an award for its budget presentation for the fiscal year (FY) beginning July 1, 2022 (This FY ends June 30, 2023). The award was bestowed by the Government Finance Officers Association (G.F.O.A.) of the U.S.A. and Canada. The Chicago-based association provides best practices and professional development… Read More

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November stats show OAK passed the 10 million annual passenger mark

Oakland, Calif. – January 5. 2023: In November of 2022, Oakland International Airport saw 972,460 passengers. In the month of November, total passengers served in 2022 so far reached 10 million – already exceeding the total passenger count for 2021, which was 8.1 million. Additionally, November saw an impressive year-over-year total passenger increase of 18.4 percent compared… Read More

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Port of Oakland November container volume declines

Oakland, Calif. – December 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in the month of November. Both full imports and full exports are down compared to November 2021, as well as below October 2022 volumes. Total loaded container volume declined 15% in contrast to November 2021, recording 131,929 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers), compared to 155,252… 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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