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Cranes the New Symbol of a City on the Rise

Press Release For Immediate Release December 9, 2014 Port of Oakland Cranes the New Symbol of a City on the Rise They didn’t inspire ‘Star Wars,’ but artists still drawn to the cargo-handling giants Click here for 2-minute video: http://youtu.be/JPT1yAA5e9c   Oakland, CA – Dec. 9, 2014 – Things are looking up in Oakland–all the… Read More

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Port Names Maritime Business Development Manager

Press Release For Immediate Release November 25, 2014 Port of Oakland Names Maritime Business Development Manager Ex-Maersk veteran Beth Frisher leads Sales, Marketing, Customer Relations   Oakland, CA – Nov. 25, 2014 – The Port of Oakland today named ex-Maersk shipping line veteran Beth Frisher its Manager of Maritime Business Development. She’ll be responsible for… Read More

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Oct. imports up 9% at Port of Oakland

Press Release For Immediate Release November 21, 2014 Oct. imports up 9% at Port of Oakland, biggest gain in 6 months Strategic push, diversions from Southern California lifted cargo volume   Oakland, CA – Nov. 20, 2014 – Containerized imports shipped through the Port of Oakland surged 9.17% in October from a year ago. The… Read More

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All San Francisco Bay Area Ports Closed Today

Media Advisory For Immediate Release November 20, 2014 All San Francisco Bay Area Ports Closed Today   All San Francisco Bay Area ports including the Port of Oakland are closed today due to a safety stand-down by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). According to the ILWU, the stand-down has been called in response… Read More

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More cargo coming; it’s time to prepare

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 5, 2014 Port of Oakland outlook: more cargo coming; it’s time to prepare Importers, exporters list needs at seaport customer forum   Oakland, CA – Nov. 6, 2014 – The Port of Oakland is positioned to increase its cargo volume in California’s turbulent container shipping market. But there’s more… Read More

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Port Applauds Passage Of Transport Measure BB

Press Releases For Immediate Release November 5, 2014 Port of Oakland Applauds Passage Of Transport Measure BB Alameda County Sales Tax Extension To Help Ease Commutes, Freight Movement   Oakland, CA – Nov. 5, 2014 – A sales tax extension and augmentation approved by voters Tuesday should be good news for commuters and international shippers…. Read More

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Port of Oakland’s First Female Engineer Retires

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 31, 2014 Port of Oakland’s First Female Engineer Retires After 33 Years of Service Jill Bornor-Brown Also Port’s First African-American Female Engineer   Oakland, CA – October 31, 2014 – Jill Bornor-Brown made history when she became the first female engineer as well as the first African-American female engineer… Read More

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September Was Busiest Month at The Port Of Oakland

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 23, 2014 September Was Busiest Month at The Port Of Oakland in More Than a Year Imports Up 7.1% From a Year Ago; Total Volume Increased 2.87%   Oakland, CA – October 23, 2014 – September was the busiest month at the Port of Oakland in more than a… Read More

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Port of Oakland Names Mike Zampa Director of Communications

Press Releases For Immediate Release October 8, 2014 Port of Oakland Names Mike Zampa Director of Communications Former News Editor Brings Global Maritime and Finance Expertise   Oakland, CA – October 8, 2014 – The Port of Oakland has named Mike Zampa as Director of Communications. He’ll be responsible for all internal and external communications… Read More

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Christopher Boucher as Director of Human Resources

Press Releases For Immediate Release July 29, 2014 Port of Oakland Announces Christopher Boucher as Director of Human Resources Boucher brings expertise in recruitment, labor relations, training and development   Oakland, California – July 29, 2014 – Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle announced Christopher Boucher as the Port’s new Director of Human Resources…. Read More

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