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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, Oakland Chamber host sold-out environmental symposium

Oakland, Calif. – February 8, 2024: The Port of Oakland in partnership with the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce held the first-ever Oakland environmental symposium yesterday. The event brought together maritime, aviation, commercial real estate, environmental, business, government and community leaders to collaborate on innovative zero-emissions solutions.  “We are dedicated to growing green businesses and creating green-collar jobs… 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 takes home a community partnership award

Oakland, Calif. – December 13, 2023: The Port of Oakland was honored with the Community Partner Award last Friday evening by the local non-profit, BRIDGEGOOD. The Port is proud to have BRIDGEGOOD as a tenant headquartered in Jack London Square. The non-profit provides design education, equitable tech access, mentorship with working professionals and career-building resources to more… 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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Port of Oakland partners with state and Japanese trade officials to cut global maritime shipping emissions

Oakland, Calif. – October 20, 2023: Port of Oakland leaders joined the Port Decarbonization & Green Shipping Corridor Symposium today to discuss the important work being done to reduce greenhouse gas footprints globally and locally. Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan addressed port industry colleagues on the latest projects being implemented at Oakland to significantly cut… Read More

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