Port of Oakland brings zero emissions vehicles to life

Oakland, Calif. – September 20, 2023:  The Port of Oakland joined forces with community partners to host a Zero Emissions Truck Ride and Drive event, providing port operators the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art zero emissions vehicles firsthand. The Port partnered with Harbor Trucking Association, CALSTART, California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emissions Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project […]

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 […]

Port of Oakland, Japanese officials and CalSTA advance green seaport initiatives

Oakland, Calif. – May 5, 2023: A delegation of Japanese Ministry officials and representatives from the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) met with the Port of Oakland this week to discuss green initiatives to reach zero emissions from seaport operations. The meeting was a follow-up to a clean energy trade mission to Japan in March where […]

Port of Oakland joins clean energy trade mission

Oakland, Calif. – March 22, 2023: Port of Oakland officials joined a delegation of California policymakers, decisionmakers and business executives, led by California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and Dee Dee Myers, Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, on a trade mission to Japan last week. The group exchanged ideas about tackling climate change, […]

Port of Oakland calls for zero emissions, cargo-handling plans

Oakland, Calif. – March 10, 2023: The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved an environmental ordinance at its Thursday, March 9 meeting. The Port law includes requiring tenants that operate cargo-handling equipment (CHE) to create a plan for converting CHE to zero-emissions. “The entire Port Board is committed to de-carbonizing operations at Port facilities,” said Port Board […]

Port of Oakland building for the next generation

Oakland, Calif. – February 15, 2023: Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan presented the “State of the Port 2023” at a luncheon yesterday. In partnership with the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women In Logistics, the speech was given to around 300 Port stakeholders at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Jack London Square. Executive Director Wan […]

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 […]

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 […]

Port of Oakland receives federal grant for green development

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Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2022: The Port of Oakland will be awarded a $36.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support green infrastructure development for added cargo transport capacity and operational efficiencies at its Outer Harbor. The grant is part of a $94 million federal investment in California ports. The grant award is […]