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Port of Oakland appoints Principal Engineer for seaport projects

Thanh Vuong oversees capital improvements, dredging and cranes

Press Releases, Seaport, Community
August 28th, 2018

Oakland, Calif. – August 28, 2018: The Port of Oakland today promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure.

Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the Port’s maritime capital improvement and maintenance programs. He'll oversee dredging and crane-related work as well as construction, maintenance and compliance activities.

Thanh Vuong named Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department

“Thanh Vuong brings strong technical skills and successful project management experience to this position,” said Port of Oakland Director of Engineering Chris Chan. “His experience working with our maritime stakeholders will be critical as we continue to develop and enhance our seaport area in the years ahead.”

Mr. Vuong has worked at the Port for eight years, previously holding the position of Supervising Engineer. Prior to the Port, he worked for Caltrans and the City of Fairfield.

Mr. Vuong began his career at the Port in 1994 as a high school summer intern. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of California, at Davis.

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