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Port of Oakland air quality initiatives supported by $4 million federal grant

Oakland, Calif. - April 29, 2024: The Port of Oakland was awarded a $4 million grant for its zero-emissions initiatives at the Oakland Seaport. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) made the announcement last week.   This federal funding will advance the introduction of zero-emissions equipment at the Oakland Seaport and help improve… Read More

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Port of Oakland March container volume grows

Oakland, Calif. – August 24, 2024: The Port of Oakland (Port) March container volume continues to signal the Port’s cargo growth. In March, 202,816 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) passed through Port facilities, marking a 19.1% increase over March 2023 volume. Full imports at the Oakland Seaport continued to rise for the fifth month in a row,… Read More

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Port of Oakland appoints its first woman Director of Engineering

Oakland, Calif. – October 12, 2023:  The Port of Oakland has appointed Emilia Sánchez as its new Director of Engineering. Ms. Sánchez joined the Port in February as an Engineering Project Manager. She is the first woman and first Latina to serve in this leadership position at the Port. Ms. Sánchez spent over a decade at BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), where she served in various positions. She managed the development of… Read More

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Port of Oakland creates new position to enhance public engagement

Oakland, Calif. – August 8, 2023: The Port of Oakland named Matt Davis Chief Public Engagement Officer (CPEO). The newly created role will bring the divisions of Communications, Governmental Affairs and Social Responsibility under one roof. Mr. Davis currently leads the Port’s Governmental Affairs Division and will assume his new position in addition to his current duties…. Read More

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Port of Oakland appoints two veteran employees as acting directors

Oakland, Calif. – August 3, 2023: The Port of Oakland appointed two acting directors, replacing retired Port leaders. Colleen Liang was appointed Acting Director of the Environmental Programs and Planning (EP&P) division and Dorin Tiutin was appointed Acting Director of the Commercial Real Estate division. Both are long-time employees of the Port. Ms. Colleen Liang assumes the role of… Read More

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Leaders celebrate projects to improve transportation, goods movement at the Port of Oakland

Oakland, Calif. – July 24, 2023: Projects will modernize aging infrastructure, implement state of the art technology and improve air quality in neighboring communities at busiest port in Northern California ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. – The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), Port of Oakland, and City of Oakland today announced important milestones for two major transportation improvement… Read More

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Port of Oakland June container volume dips

Oakland, Calif. – July 21, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s total container volume contracted in June this year, in contrast to June 2022.  June’s full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) are 26.5% lower than in June of last year. Marine terminal operators at the Port of Oakland (Port) moved 120,433 TEUs in June 2023, compared to 163,901… Read More

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