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Port of Oakland adds geothermal to clean energy portfolio

Oakland, Calif. – June 21, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners recently agreed to purchase up to $13.5 million worth of geothermal energy over 12 years. Geothermal offers a clean, reliable and 100 percent renewable energy source that will be used by the Port and its tenants at the seaport and airport. The… Read More

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Port of Oakland free harbor tours return

Oakland, Calif. – April 24, 2023: The Port of Oakland free harbor tours are back. Tours are scheduled to begin in May and run once a month, through October. The first harbor tour takes off the evening of Friday, May 19, from Jack London’s ferry dock at 10 Clay Street. Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes…. Read More

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Port of Oakland March container volume rises

Oakland, Calif. – April 20, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s March total container volume increased 10.7% over February 2023 volume. Overall exports (loaded and empty containers) rose 13.1% compared to February 2023. Overall imports also rose by 7.9%. Exports: This March marks the first month since November 2020 that Port of Oakland loaded exports have… Read More

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Port of Oakland utility green power portfolio grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 12, 2023: The Port of Oakland Utility serving customers at the seaport and airport fulfills 66.9% of its power needs from carbon free energy sources, nearly double the state average. “Acquiring renewable power sources to meet our energy needs is an important part of our journey to become a zero-emissions seaport,”… Read More

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Port of Oakland volume declines as Shanghai struggles

Oakland, Calif. – May 20, 2022: Port of Oakland cargo volume is down in 2022, a consequence principally of China’s COVID crackdown and its ripple effect on ocean carrier scheduling.   The Port reported today that total volume through April dropped 7 percent from the same period a year ago. Containerized import loads through Oakland fell… Read More

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Port of Oakland exporters eligible for new federal incentives

Oakland, Calif. – April 21, 2022: Port of Oakland’s new, temporary container yard is getting federal help in the form of financial relief for its customers. The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) is providing agricultural and other exporters assistance in covering expenses for using the pop-up yard. “Supply chain issues locally to globally have… Read More

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Port of Oakland’s Seaport Logistics Complex kicks off with major tenant

Oakland, Calif., U.S.A. — April 13, 2022: A major logistics company will soon occupy the enormous new warehouse at the Port of Oakland’s designated Seaport Logistics Complex. Industrial real estate giant CenterPoint Properties completed the massive, 460,000+ square-foot warehouse at 1300 Maritime Street last year. CenterPoint signed PCC Logistics as the new tenant in January of… Read More

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Port of Oakland ship turning basins study ready for public review

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2021:The Port of Oakland, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) San Francisco District, has reached a key milestone in the planning process to widen the Oakland Harbor turning basins to accommodate larger container ships calling North America.  The comment period starts today, Monday, December 20, 2021, for the USACE draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA). Interested parties have until January 31,… Read More

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