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Port of Oakland launches year in review web portal

EDITOR’S NOTE: Click here for ‘year in review’ video summaries Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2018: The Port of Oakland today launched its year in review web portal:  Year in review 2017. The portal provides an interactive annual report on the Port’s activities during its record-breaking 2017 year and previews what’s ahead in 2018. The web portal features… Read More

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Port of Oakland to freight haulers: There’s money to clear the air

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2018:  Port of Oakland officials are making an 11th hour financial pitch to freight haulers this month.  Their message: the state of California has millions of dollars available for purchasing new, lower-emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment. The Port is meeting with trucking company owners and harbor drivers to inform them about clean-truck grants. … Read More

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Port of Oakland: 2017 busiest year in 90-year history

Oakland, Calif. – Jan. 11, 2018: The Port of Oakland reported today that 2017 was the busiest year in its 90-year history. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 2.42 million 20-foot containers last year. That broke the previous record of 2.39 million containers set in 2014. The Port said it broke two more records… Read More

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Port of Oakland task force to revamp clean air roadmap in 2018

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 15, 2017: A seminal document guiding Port of Oakland environmental policy since 2009 is about to be overhauled.  The Port announced last night that it would produce an updated Maritime Air Quality Improvement Plan next fall.  The plan’s purpose: reduce emissions from containerized cargo operations over the next decade. Port officials… Read More

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Port of Oakland import volume ahead of last year’s pace

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2017: Port of Oakland containerized import volume for 2017 is outpacing 2016 totals despite a pause last month.  The Port reported today that imports were up 3.8 percent through the first 11 months of this year.  Gains came mostly from the summer-autumn peak season when retailers replenished holiday inventories, the… Read More

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Port of Oakland extends rent-free lease for sailors’ get-away

Oakland, Calif. – December 5, 2017: Nearly 5,000 sailors arrive here each year on container ships. The Port of Oakland has ensured that they’ll continue to find temporary respite from the sea. Port Commissioners last week extended for five years a rent-free lease with Oakland’s International Maritime Center.  The center provides everything from shopping sprees… Read More

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