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Port of Oakland’s solar energy use grows

Oakland, Calif. – January 27, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s stake in a newly expanded solar array at Antelope Valley Solar Ranch has just come online. This solar project is now delivering renewable energy to the Port of Oakland. The Port owns and operates its own utility which then sells electricity to tenants including those… Read More

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Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program

Oakland, Calif. – Jan.­­­­ 18, 2023: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly motivated full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields – Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & Development and Risk Management… Read More

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Port of Oakland December container volume continues overall decline

Oakland, Calif. – January 17, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in December 2022. Year-end total TEUs (twenty-foot containers) for 2022 registered at 2.3 million, marking an estimated 4% decrease from the 2021 total. Total loaded container volume declined 8.1% in contrast to December 2021, recording 123,868 loaded TEUs in December 2022 compared… Read More

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Port of Oakland November container volume declines

Oakland, Calif. – December 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s container volume dropped in the month of November. Both full imports and full exports are down compared to November 2021, as well as below October 2022 volumes. Total loaded container volume declined 15% in contrast to November 2021, recording 131,929 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers), compared to 155,252… Read More

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Port of Oakland debuts zero-emissions top picks

Oakland, Calif. – December 23, 2022: Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland. They are part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport. The Oakland Seaport has joined a select group of seaports to operate the green technology equipment. Only a handful of these innovative, zero-emissions top picks exist around the… Read More

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Port of Oakland October container volume up 5.9%

Oakland, Calif. – November 17, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s full imports and full exports rose compared to last month (September 2022 volumes) and compared to October 2021 volumes. Total loaded container volume rose 5.9% compared to October 2021. The Port handled 145,868 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) last month compared to 137,776 TEUs in October 2021. Full exports… Read More

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Port of Oakland A+ and A ratings affirmed by Fitch

Oakland, Calif. – November 14, 2022: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Port of Oakland’s outstanding senior bonds at A+ and outstanding Intermediate Lien and underlying bank bonds at A. The rating outlook assigned by Fitch on all bonds is Stable. “These ratings reflect continued commitment to prudent financial management and stability,” said Port of Oakland… Read More

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Port of Oakland welcomes back students to its waterfront park

Oakland, Calif. – November 4, 2022: The Port of Oakland hosted young students back to its Middle Harbor Shoreline Park for an onsite educational field trip with a public school. It was the first time in nearly three years that the Port welcomed students for their on-site education program. During their visit, 4th graders from Oakland’s Piedmont Elementary… Read More

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Port of Oakland hosts congressional meeting

Oakland, Calif. – November 2, 2022: The Port of Oakland hosted a congressional supply chain stakeholder meeting this week in Jack London Square. The event was designed to address constituent business and trade industry stakeholder concerns about congestion and supply chain issues at the Port. The meeting was led by Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa)… Read More

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Port of Oakland September container volume drops

Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland’s total loaded container volume declined by 7.9% in September compared to September 2021. Last month 132,599 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) passed through the Port, compared to 143,991 in September 2021. Loaded imports dropped by 4.9%. The Port handled 77,803 TEUs last month, compared to 81,789… Read More

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