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Port of Oakland free, summer harbor tours return next month

Oakland, Calif. – April 18, 2024: The Port of Oakland is offering this year’s free harbor tours to the public from May to October 2024. It’s a unique opportunity to see the Port’s shipping operations up close while enjoying a sunset cruise along the Oakland Estuary and San Francisco Bay.  “These tours are an important opportunity to strengthen… Read More

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Port of Oakland January container volume continues to rise

Oakland, Calif. – February 26, 2024: The Port of Oakland January container volume continues its upward trajectory, following a trend first seen in 2023.   Full imports increased 8.2%, with the Seaport handling 72,081 TEUs (twenty-foot containers) in January 2024, versus 66,637 TEUs in January 2023.   Full exports saw an increase of 9.3%, with 62,596 TEUs… Read More

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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… Read More

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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 signs State of California MOU for first-ever, ports data-sharing program

Oakland, Calif. – April 27, 2023: Port of Oakland’s Maritime Director Bryan Brandes signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of California, along with representatives from four other major containerized California ports on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. The MOU is the foundation of the state’s plan to establish a California ports data-sharing… 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 February container volume declined

Oakland, Calif. – March 24, 2023: The Port of Oakland’s container volume experienced another slow month. Total year-to-date volume compared to this time last year fell 14.1%. Full TEUs (twenty-foot containers) dropped 23% last month, with 113,814 TEUs transiting the Port, in contrast to 147,620 TEUs in February 2022. Empty TEUs dropped 14% compared to… Read More

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