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Port of Oakland launches new online media gallery

Oakland, Calif. – May 1, 2018: Today the Port of Oakland launched a new online media gallery with downloadable images and video b-roll. The content is organized according to the Port’s three business lines: Maritime, Aviation and Commercial Real Estate. Click HERE to access the gallery. About the Port of Oakland The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport,… Read More

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Port of Oakland to negotiate with Oakland A’s over ballpark site

Oakland, Calif. – April 27, 2018: Port of Oakland Commissioners last night approved exclusive negotiations with the Oakland A’s in the team’s search for a new ballpark.  The one-year agreement authorizes talks with the baseball club about Howard Terminal as a potential stadium site. A’s officials have indicated that the waterfront location is one of… Read More

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Port of Oakland fruit, veggie cargo up 36 percent in four years

Oakland, Calif. – April 25, 2018: Port of Oakland containerized fresh fruit and vegetable shipments have jumped 36 percent since 2013, according to data released today.  The Port said further gains are likely as it adds capacity to handle temperature-controlled cargo. About $6.1 billion worth of containerized fruit and veggie shipments moved through Oakland in 2017,… Read More

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Port of Oakland March cargo volume took a post-holiday dip

Oakland, Calif. – April 12, 2018: Port of Oakland import volume dipped last month while export growth flattened during a seasonal lull in containerized trade. The Port reported today that March imports declined 1.9 percent compared to March 2017.  Exports were essentially flat – down just 0.5 percent. The Port attributed declining import volume to post-Lunar… Read More

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Port of Oakland harbor tours return May through October

Oakland, Calif. – April 9, 2018: The Port of Oakland’s free harbor tours will return this May and run through October. The Port published its 2018 harbor tour schedule this morning. Due to their popularity, the Port has provide tips on its web site for how to reserve a ticket on the tour. These 90-minute harbor excursions are narrated… Read More

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Port of Oakland doing more work at night than ever before

Oakland, Calif. – April 4, 2018: More truckers now visit the Port of Oakland at night than at any time in its 91-year history. Oakland’s largest marine terminal said today that it’s conducting between 1,500 and 2,000 daily truck transactions after sundown. That’s up from 800 a year ago. Port officials said that the difference… Read More

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Port of Oakland forecasts steady growth as partners invest

Oakland, Calif. – March 30, 2018: Containerized cargo volume moving through this city is expected to increase 2 percent annually for the next five years.  The catalyst for growth: a nearly $700 million injection of capital from outside investors.  That’s the message Port of Oakland officials delivered to trade and transportation leaders here this week. “This is good,… Read More

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Port of Oakland ready for Japan’s merged shipping lines to call

Oakland, Calif. – March 27, 2018: Port of Oakland officials said today they expect little difficulty when Japan’s newly merged shipping line arrives next month.  The Port predicted normal operations as container carriers MOL, NYK and K Line consolidate under a new flag. The three Japanese ocean carriers merged in 2017 to form a new company,… Read More

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Port of Oakland ag exports are up 42.7 percent in last four years

Oakland, Calif. – March 26, 2018: Agricultural exports shipped from here have increased 42.7 percent in volume since 2013, the Port of Oakland said today.  Port officials said that the vigorous growth reflects continued strong overseas demand for U.S. farm goods.  They added that export growth could stall if foreign governments tax American goods in retaliation for… Read More

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Port of Oakland imports jumped 14.9 percent last month

Oakland, Calif. – March 14, 2018: Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 14.9 percent last month, according to data released today. The Port said February container volume grew in all categories, setting records along the way.  Oakland’s performance follows release of a new 5-year strategic plan calling for record cargo volume annually through 2022…. Read More

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