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Port of Oakland receives eleventh consecutive energy star certification

Oakland, Calif.–April 4, 2017:  Port of Oakland headquarters located at 530 Water Street just received its eleventh consecutive Energy Star certification. Every year the U.S. EPA recognizes buildings nationwide for energy efficiency. Port headquarters is one of only 70 buildings in the State of California to receive an Energy Star. Port headquarters ranked in the… Read More

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Port of Oakland OKs $8.9 million over 20 years for solar power

Oakland, Calif. – March 24, 2017: Port of Oakland Commissioners last night approved an $8.9 million deal to purchase solar power for 20 years. The Port said its municipal utility will resell the electricity to tenants including those at Oakland International Airport and the seaport. Under the agreement, the Port will buy approximately 11,000-megawatt hours… Read More

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Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’

Oakland, Calif. – March 22, 2017: Port of Oakland officials said today that they expect to take on upcoming changes to container shipping alliances with little disruption. The news should be welcomed by importers and exporters fearful of fallout as ocean carriers switch partners next month. “We’ve spoken to the shipping lines, we’ve spoken to… Read More

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Port of Oakland says hundreds of new jobs are on the way

Oakland, Calif. – March 21, 2017: Industrial development will soon create hundreds of new jobs at the Port of Oakland.  The challenge: finding enough skilled workers to fill them.  That was the message Port officials delivered to a visiting delegation from the philanthropic Kellogg Foundation last week. The Port said it wants to fill the… Read More

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Cargo volume off at Port of Oakland in February

Oakland, Calif. – March 10, 2017: Containerized export volume at the Port of Oakland declined 1.2 percent last month from February 2016 totals. The Port said it was only the second export decrease in the past 14 months. Overall loaded container volume – imports and exports – declined 5.1 percent last month, according to figures released… Read More

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Port of Oakland marine terminal night gate breakthrough hailed

Oakland, Calif. – March 6, 2017: California’s trucking industry has honored a Port of Oakland marine terminal for easing the state’s containerized cargo crunch.  Oakland International Container Terminal received the first-ever Terminal Recognition Award last week for opening its gates at night. The California and Harbor trucking associations presented the honor at a conference in… Read More

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Port of Oakland signs Blue & Gold Fleet for free harbor tours

Oakland, Calif. – March 3, 2017:  Free Port of Oakland harbor tours will return in May with a new vessel operator.  The Port today announced an agreement with San Francisco-based Blue & Gold Fleet to run 12 cruises through October. Blue & Gold said it would deploy 230-passenger sightseeing vessels for the 90-minute tours.  It’s… Read More

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Port of Oakland cranes going higher at largest marine terminal

Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2017: Up to six 366-foot-tall cranes will soon be raised 27-feet higher at the Port of Oakland.  The Port said today the $14 million-to-$21 million project will begin this spring at its largest marine terminal. The objective: make it easier to load and unload megaships with containers stacked high above… Read More

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