Update Port-Wide Activity for Nov. 2 as of 6:15 PM
November 2, 2011
Update from the Port of Oakland and Port-Wide Activity for Nov. 2 as of 6:15 PM
The Port's Maritime Operations are Effectively Shutdown
Oakland, Calif.– November 2, 2011 – At this time maritime operations are effectively shut down at the Port of Oakland. Maritime area operations will resume when it is safe and secure to do so.
Safety, security, respect and dignity for everyone remain of paramount importance. We continue to ask that everyone remain calm, respectful, and safe.
Specifically, we ask that the marchers allow port workers safe passage home. Please allow your fellow 99% to get home safe to their families.
The Port of Oakland is an economic engine: Through our activities and those of our tenants and customers we support over 73,000 jobs in our region and are connected to more than 800,000 jobs nationwide. These are jobs for the 99%.
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Port of Oakland Spokesperson