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Port of Oakland budget for Fiscal Year 2017: $477 million

Oakland, Calif. – June 29, 2016: A $477 million Fiscal Year 2017 budget has been approved for the Port of Oakland.  The spending plan, OK’d by Port Commissioners last week, is up 1.7 percent from the 2016 budget.  It takes effect July 1. The Port’s budget forecasts a 3.9 percent boost in 2017 revenue.  Expenses… Read More

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Port of Oakland gives Executive Director new 3-year contract

Oakland, Calif. – June 27, 2016: Port of Oakland Commissioners have awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract.  The agreement means the longtime industry veteran will remain at the helm in Oakland through July 2019.  Commissioners unanimously approved the new deal at a meeting last week. “Chris Lytle has transformed the Port of… Read More

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‘It’s not your father’s Port of Oakland, any more’

Oakland, Calif. – June 15, 2016: If you haven’t seen the Port of Oakland lately, you wouldn’t recognize the place.  That’s the message the Port delivered to customers today in its mid-year report. “It’s not your father’s Port of Oakland, any more,” said Executive Director Chris Lytle in a message sent to 1,000 shippers, trucking… Read More

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Port of Oakland night gates will stay open after subsidy ends

Oakland, Calif. – June 6, 2016 – Port of Oakland night gates appear here to stay. Oakland’s largest marine terminal said today it will continue night operations even after a Port subsidy expires this month. What’s more, Oakland International Container Terminal said it will offer full – not partial – operations at night. The decision… Read More

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Port of Oakland terminal: appointments mandatory for imports

Oakland, Calif. – May 27, 2016: Picking up an import load at the Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal? You’ll likely need an appointment. Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) said today it’s making appointments mandatory for most containerized import pick-ups beginning June 6. It means harbor truckers usually won’t be able to drive off loaded… Read More

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Port of Oakland Board greenlights Waterfront Trail improvements

Press Release For Immediate Release March 30, 2016 Port of Oakland Board greenlights Waterfront Trail improvements CONSTRUCTION WILL CLOSE THREE GAPS IN THE BAY TRAIL Oakland, CA – March 30, 2016: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has approved construction of waterfront improvements that will connect sections of the Bay Trail on Port property along… Read More

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Port of Oakland Hosts National Transportation Forum

Press Release For Immediate Release March 25, 2016 Port of Oakland hosts national transportation forum REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS CENTRAL TO POLICY DISCUSSIONS WITH NATIONAL LEADERS Oakland, CA – March 25, 2016: The Port of Oakland is hosting a national transportation forum with the National Association of Counties and the Federal Highway Administration. The 2-day program began yesterday… Read More

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