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Port of Oakland Launches Maritime Operations Web Portal

Press Releases, Seaport
February 11th, 2015

Press Release

For Immediate Release
February 11, 2015

Port of Oakland Launches Maritime Operations Web Portal

Up-to-the minute information available at www.portofoakland.com

 

Oakland, Calif. - Feb. 11, 2015 - The Port of Oakland today launched its newest Web portal to provide up-to-the-minute maritime operational updates. Visitors can access the Web portal through a yellow pop-up message on the Port of Oakland's Web site home page: www.portofoakland.com

The new Web portal is a response to the prolonged waterfront labor talks which have created slowdowns along U.S. West coast ports. The portal provides real-time information in blog format and allows visitors to receive customized e-mail alerts. The portal also contains key contact information for marine terminals, terminal operators, rail operators, and government partners.

The Port of Oakland's new Web portal was specifically designed with the Port's customers and business partners in mind. Check the portal daily for status updates on port operations and labor-management negotiations.

About the Port of Oakland:
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport and Oakland International Airport. The Port's jurisdiction includes 20 miles of waterfront from the Bay Bridge through Oakland International Airport. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port's real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland. 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 Contact:

Robert Bernardo
Communications Manager
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1401
rbernardo@portoakland.com

Marilyn Sandifur
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
msandifur@portoakland.com