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Port of Oakland October container volume up 5.9%

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s full imports and full exports rose compared to last month (September 2022 volumes) and compared to October 2021 volumes. Total loaded container volume rose 5.9% compared to October 2021. The Port handled 145,868 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) last month compared to 137,776 TEUs in October 2021. Full exports… Read More

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Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch

Oakland, Calif. – November 14, 2022: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s outstanding senior bonds at A+ and outstanding Intermediate Lien and underlying bank bonds at A. The rating outlook assigned by Fitch on all bonds is Stable. “These ratings reflect continued commitment to prudent financial management and stability,” said Port of Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland hosts congressional meeting

Oakland, Calif. – November 2, 2022: The Port of Oakland hosted a congressional supply chain stakeholder meeting this week in Jack London Square. The event was designed to address constituent business and trade industry stakeholder concerns about congestion and supply chain issues at the Port. The meeting was led by Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa)… Read More

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Port of Oakland receives federal grant for green development

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland will be awarded a $36.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support green infrastructure development for added cargo transport capacity and operational efficiencies at its Outer Harbor. The grant is part of a $94 million federal investment in California ports. The grant award is… Read More

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Port of Oakland September container volume drops

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume declined by 7.9% in September compared to September 2021. Last month 132,599 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) passed through the Port, compared to 143,991 in September 2021. Loaded imports dropped by 4.9%. The Port handled 77,803 TEUs last month, compared to 81,789… Read More

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Port of Oakland to buy renewable energy from EBMUD

Oakland, Calif. – October 21, 2022: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved extending a contract to purchase renewable electricity from the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) at the Oct. 13, 2022 board meeting. The energy will come from EBMUD’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Power Generation Station. The Port has been purchasing that electricity for 10 years… Read More

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Pasha Hawaii marks historic milestone as MV George III, the first LNG-powered containership to call the Bay Area, arrives at the Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – August 31, 2022: Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland today announced the inaugural call of the MV George III to the Oakland Seaport, the gateway for containerized ocean cargo shipments in Northern California. The George III is the first Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”) powered vessel to call Oakland. The 774-foot LNG-fueled… Read More

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Port of Oakland May 2022 container stats

Oakland, California, U.S.A. – July 5, 2022: Port of Oakland import cargo volume increased last month despite continuing global supply chain woes. The drivers – longstanding customers who are committed to moving goods through the Port of Oakland and ocean carrier services returning to the Northern California seaport. The Port said May full imports were up… Read More

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Port of Oakland, USDA jump-starting ag exports again

Oakland, Calif., U.S.A. – June 2, 2022: Relief is coming to growers who ship farm goods from the Port of Oakland. The Port said today it’s teaming up with the federal government to provide financial aid to agricultural exporters. The intent is to ease the pain of a year-long supply chain disruption that’s impeding farm trade…. Read More

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