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Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – July 19, 2021: The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport. The Port debuted ten new battery electric trucks at Shippers Transport Express (STE), a Port-based trucking operation. The Peterbilt trucks cost a total of $5.1 million and are used to haul cargo within the Port’s maritime area. Funding for the trucks comes from… Read More

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Oakland International Airport ready for a busy, smooth Independence Day weekend

Oakland, Calif. – July 2, 2021: Operations at Oakland International Airport (OAK) are running smoothly and the airport is prepared to serve passengers for the upcoming holiday weekend. With travel restrictions being lifted and demand for travel on the rise, OAK anticipates that passenger volumes between Thursday, July 1 and Monday, July 5 will reach 160,000, which is… Read More

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Port of Oakland has masks for staff, tenants thanks to gifts

Oakland, Calif. – June 30, 2021 – Port of Oakland staff and tenants combatting coronavirus can get free face masks thanks to two California companies. The Port said today it received 500,000 masks last Tuesday donated by Montebello, Ca-based sustainable clothier BELLA+CANVAS. Oakland trucking company Impact Transportation hauled the cargo to the Port at no… Read More

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Port of Oakland adopts $465.3 million FY 2022 budget as California reopens

Oakland, CA, USA – June 25, 2021: As California reopens and global pandemic uncertainty continues, the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a $465.3 million fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 budget. This is a 7.6% increase from FY 2021 ($432.5 million). “We are proud of all the Port of Oakland employees who have gone above and beyond to help keep us financially solvent and move forward during a once-in-a-hundred-year pandemic,” said Port Board President Andreas Cluver. Maritime activity at Oakland increased… Read More

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Oakland International Airport reports May traffic results

Oakland, Calif. – June 23, 2021: Oakland International Airport, the second busiest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, reports continued passenger and cargo traffic growth for May 2021. In May 2021, passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport (OAK) increased 22.8 percent from what was reported for April 2021. The airport saw 136,011 more passengers than… Read More

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Port of Oakland ready to receive another giant container crane

Oakland, CA – June 21, 2021:  Another new, towering ship-to-shore crane (STS) is coming to the Port of Oakland this week. The crane will be delivered to the Everport marine terminal at Oakland run by Everport Terminal Services, Inc. (ETS).This investment in a new, STS container crane will enhance the infrastructure and cargo operations at ETS’ terminal in Oakland. The new crane has a lift height from the dock of 170 feet. New container… Read More

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Port of Oakland cargo volume up while vessel congestion continues

Oakland, Calif – June 17, 2021: The Port of Oakland continues to move its cargo volume numbers toward record territory. At the same time, more cargo presents enormous operating challenges for marine terminals and ocean carriers at Oakland and at major ports around the world.   The Port reported today that it handled the equivalent of 1.08 million… Read More

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California re-opened but mask restrictions remain at Oakland International Airport

Oakland, Calif. – June 15, 2021: Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the news that the State of California has progressed away from most COVID-19-related restrictions, including wearing a mask in public. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to reduce the spread of the virus, the Presidential Executive Order issued January 21, 2021 requires masks… Read More

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