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Port of Oakland’s Executive Director plans for Port growth and a healthy community 

Oakland, CA – February 3, 2021: Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan began his State of the Port 2021 message to more than 200 stakeholders with a song lyric: Mercy, Mercy Me, Things Ain’t What They Used To Be, speaking virtually at the annual Women in Logistics and Pacific Merchant Shipping Association State of the Port 2021 event. Executive Director Wan referenced the challenges the… Read More

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Biggest container cranes ever on the way to Port of Oakland

Oakland, CA – December 22, 2020: Towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the massive ships calling the seaport. These new cranes will be the tallest ever at Oakland, and rank among the largest in the U.S.   Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) is investing in the three giant cranes for its marine terminal at Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland import cargo volume up in November 

Oakland, CA – December 15, 2020: Full import containers at the Port of Oakland were up just under 1% in November 2020 compared to November of last year. Loaded export boxes at the Oakland seaport dipped 2.6% in November 2020 compared to the same month in 2019.  Full import containers in November 2020 totaled 78,045 TEUs (one TEU is the equivalent of a 20-foot container). This figure was 0.9 percent higher than November 2019 loaded imports which totaled 77,367 TEUs.   Although… Read More

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Jack London Square virtual tree-lighting event is Friday

Oakland, CA – December 7, 2020: Jack London square is hosting five, family-friendly evenings of online holiday festivities beginning tonight, Monday, and ending with the traditional tree-lighting ceremony Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. The virtual events can be viewed here: www.jacklondonsquare.com or on Jack London Square’s Facebook  or Instagram pages. Jack London Square is part of the Port of Oakland’s portfolio…. Read More

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Thousands expected at Jack London Square Halloween festivities

Oakland, Calif. – October 24, 2018: Jack London Square is opening the waterfront Saturday to puppies and pooches, as well as their owners, for free Halloween festivities. This is the fourth annual Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites. More than 7,000 visitors are expected to attend with their four-legged friends to delight in music, tricks and frights from… Read More

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Oakland International tops 1 million passengers in September

Oakland, CA: (October 31, 2017) – Oakland International Airport (OAK) today reports that it served 1,083,301 passengers in September, an increase of 65,511 passengers (6.4%) over the prior year, reflecting 4.3% more flight operations and 7.5% more seats.  This is OAK’s highest monthly passenger volume for the month of September since 2007. While domestic passenger… Read More

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