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Port of Oakland cargo surge cooled off last month

Oakland, Calif. – March 15, 2019: A six-month-long containerized cargo surge came to a halt, as expected, at the Port of Oakland last month.  The Port said today that its total February cargo volume was down 1.3 percent from a year ago. February import cargo decreased 5 percent, year-over-year, the Port reported.  It was the first… Read More

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Port of Oakland import volume increased 9 percent last month

Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 14, 2019: Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 9 percent last month over January 2018 totals. According to data released today, the Port handled the equivalent of 81,895 20-foot import containers last month.  The Port said it was the busiest January for imports in its history. Oakland’s January export volume rose… Read More

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Port of Oakland’s TraPac concludes $67 million buildout

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2019: A $67 million waterfront expansion concluded at the Port of Oakland this month, as TraPac marine terminal opened its newest vessel berth to arriving container ships. The milestone signals completion of a 2-year project at Oakland’s second-largest terminal that has: Nearly doubled TraPac’s footprint from 66 to 123 acres; Boosted… Read More

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Port of Oakland releases Progress Report 2018-2019

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 23, 2019: The Port of Oakland today released Progress Report 2018-2019. The interactive online report features project updates, customer videos, and financial information about the Port. It also provides a preview of 2019 priorities. The full report is available HERE. The report’s five sections include: Growth with Care strategy About the Port… Read More

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Port of Oakland hails shipping lines, terminal for clean air work

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2019: Two shipping lines and a marine terminal operator are leading the clean air charge at the Port of Oakland.  The Port this week honored ocean carriers MSC and Hyundai Merchant Marine for 100 percent deployment of shore power-ready vessels.  It recognized Oakland International Container Terminal for connecting more than 750 ships… Read More

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Port of Oakland says goal unchanged though trade outlook hazy

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 17, 2019: A Port of Oakland official said this week that his organization wants growth in 2019 so customers and communities can benefit.  Maritime Director John Driscoll acknowledged, however, that it’s too soon to know how freight markets will respond. “The container shipping sector starts the year with uncertainty due to global… Read More

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Port of Oakland cargo volume hit all-time high in 2018

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 15, 2019: Port of Oakland container volume reached an all-time high in 2018, according to data released today. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 2.55 million 20-foot containers last year. That was up 5.2 percent from 2017 volume. It was the second straight year of record volume in Oakland, the… Read More

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