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Port of Oakland free, summer harbor tours return next month

Oakland, Calif. – April 18, 2024: The Port of Oakland is offering this year’s free harbor tours to the public from May to October 2024. It’s a unique opportunity to see the Port’s shipping operations up close while enjoying a sunset cruise along the Oakland Estuary and San Francisco Bay.  “These tours are an important opportunity to strengthen… Read More

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Port of Oakland January container volume continues to rise

Oakland, Calif. – February 26, 2024: The Port of Oakland January container volume continues its upward trajectory, following a trend first seen in 2023.   Full imports increased 8.2%, with the Seaport handling 72,081 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in January 2024, versus 66,637 TEUs in January 2023.   Full exports saw an increase of 9.3%, with 62,596 TEUs… Read More

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Port of Oakland names new Maritime Marketing Manager

Oakland, Calif. – February 20, 2024: The Port of Oakland today announced the appointment of new Maritime Marketing Manager Carolyn Almquist. She brings with her a wealth of private sector experience in international trade. Almquist joins the Port of Oakland after 25 years with American President Lines (APL), a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group. She… Read More

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Port of Oakland launches 2024 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – January 11, 2024: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly-motivated full-time college students for its 2024 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants can apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields at the Port, including in Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning &… Read More

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Port of Oakland, Parsons and Partners Launch New App to Improve Port Operations

Chantilly, Va. (January 4, 2024) – Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) today joins the Port of Oakland, California, Advent eModal, Mobile Programming and key stakeholders to announce the launch of the Freight Intelligent Transportation System (FITS) at the Port. Since 2020, Parsons has worked closely with the Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), Port staff, the City… Read More

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Port of Oakland October container export volume rises

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland October export container volume rose to the highest volume in any single month seen in 2023. Full export TEUs (twenty-foot containers) rose 4% during October 2023 compared to October 2022, with a volume of 68,974 TEUs. The fading of supply chain congestion caused by pandemic-related disruptions continues… Read More

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Port of Oakland September container volume holds steady

Oakland, Calif. – October 24, 2023: The Port of Oakland September container volume remains consistent with volume throughout 2023.    Full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) rose 1.2% this September compared to September 2022, registering 134,186 TEUs, versus 132,559 TEUs in September 2022. However, they have remained flat compared to August 2023.  Full exports, which jumped 9.1%, handling 59,757 TEUs… Read More

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