Port of Oakland ‘Year In Review 2016’ sums up record-setting businesses

Oakland, CA – January 18, 2017: The Port of Oakland gained momentum and reached new heights in its three business lines in 2016. That’s the message delivered today by the Port of Oakland in an online retrospective called “Year in Review 2016”.

“Records are falling at the Port of Oakland and business volume is surging,” said Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle. “As we enter 2017 you might say we’re on a roll.”

The new multi-media web page is a high level look at the Port story in 2016 using brief, but comprehensive overviews via video, audio, text, photos, graphs and timelines. Among the highlights:

  • Maritime – All-time high loaded container volume;
  • Commercial Real Estate – 3 million visitors at Jack London Square;
  • Aviation – 62 destinations served by Oakland International Airport;
  • Finance – Record operating revenue of $338 million in Fiscal Year 2016

To see “Year In Review 2016” click here.

About the Port of Oakland: The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

Media Contacts: 
Mike Zampa
Communications Director
(510) 627-1565
[email protected]

Robert Bernardo
Communications Manager
(510) 627-1401
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