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Port of Oakland January container volume continues to rise

Oakland, Calif. – February 26, 2024: The Port of Oakland January container volume continues its upward trajectory, following a trend first seen in 2023.   Full imports increased 8.2%, with the Seaport handling 72,081 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in January 2024, versus 66,637 TEUs in January 2023.   Full exports saw an increase of 9.3%, with 62,596 TEUs… Read More

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Port of Oakland names new Maritime Marketing Manager

Oakland, Calif. – February 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland today announced the appointment of new Maritime Marketing Manager Carolyn Almquist. She brings with her a wealth of private sector experience in international trade. Almquist joins the Port of Oakland after 25 years with American President Lines (APL), a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group. She… Read More

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Port, Oakland Chamber host sold-out environmental symposium

Oakland, Calif. – February 8, 2024: The Port of Oakland in partnership with the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held the first-ever Oakland environmental symposium yesterday. The event brought together maritime, aviation, commercial real estate, environmental, business, government and community leaders to collaborate on innovative zero-emissions solutions.  “We are dedicated to growing green businesses and creating green-collar jobs… Read More

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Port of Oakland year-end container volume ends strong

Oakland, Calif. – January 22, 2024: Port of Oakland full import and export container volumes rose in December 2023, showing signs that cargo volume at Oakland is returning.  Full imports rose 16.4%, moving 76,347 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in December 2023, compared to 65,566 TEUs in December 2022. This is the highest monthly total since July 2023.  Full exports… Read More

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Port of Oakland launches 2024 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – January 11, 2024: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly-motivated full-time college students for its 2024 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants can apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields at the Port, including in Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning &… Read More

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Port of Oakland, Parsons and Partners Launch New App to Improve Port Operations

Chantilly, Va. (January 4, 2024) – Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) today joins the Port of Oakland, California, Advent eModal, Mobile Programming and key stakeholders to announce the launch of the Freight Intelligent Transportation System (FITS) at the Port. Since 2020, Parsons has worked closely with the Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), Port staff, the City… Read More

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Port of Oakland November container volume dips slightly

Oakland, Calif. – December 20, 2023: The Port of Oakland full import and export volumes were down in November compared to the previous month, registering 132,648 TEUs (twenty-foot containers), versus 142,255 TEUs in October, representing a 6.8% drop.  Full imports rose 3.8% over November 2022 volume, with 71,258 TEUs passing through Port facilities this November compared to 68,646… Read More

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Port of Oakland October container export volume rises

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland October export container volume rose to the highest volume in any single month seen in 2023. Full export TEUs (twenty-foot containers) rose 4% during October 2023 compared to October 2022, with a volume of 68,974 TEUs. The fading of supply chain congestion caused by pandemic-related disruptions continues… Read More

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