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Port of Oakland Board approves term sheet for ballpark plan

Oakland, Calif. – May 14, 2019: Port of Oakland Commissioners have approved a plan that gives the Oakland Athletics four years to advance their quest for a proposed baseball stadium at the Port’s Howard Terminal.  The seven-member Board of Port Commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to adopt an Exclusive Negotiation Term Sheet. The document imposes requirements… Read More

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Port of Oakland could return to roots with bulk shipping plan

Oakland, Calif. – May 10, 2019: Bulk shipping operations could soon return to the Port of Oakland for the first time in 20 years.  The Port said today it’s negotiating with a Canadian building materials shipper to transport sand and gravel here. The Port’s governing Board yesterday authorized talks with Vancouver-based Eagle Rock Aggregates.  The firm… Read More

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Port of Oakland to consider outlines for proposed ballpark

Oakland, Calif. – May 3, 2019: Port of Oakland Commissioners have scheduled a vote May 13 on a proposal giving the Oakland Athletics four years to complete an environmental impact report (EIR), secure land use approvals and reach real estate agreements for a proposed ballpark at Howard Terminal.  The seven-member Board of Port Commissioners has called… Read More

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Port of Oakland adds new shipping service to Vietnam

Oakland, Calif. – April 15, 2019:  The Port of Oakland will add new direct service to Vietnam by late April. Pacific International Lines (PIL) will launch direct Vietnam links using vessels that can carry up to 11,900 twenty-foot containers. PIL’s new service is called AC5 and is in partnership with Cosco and Wan Hai. New… Read More

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Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

  Oakland, Calif. – April 12, 2019: The Port of Oakland today reported a positive first quarter in its cargo volume. Through the end of March 2019, the Port handled 612,151 TEUs—the equivalent of one 20-foot long container—compared to 587,356 TEUs during the same period in 2018. That represents a 4.2 percent increase. There has been… Read More

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