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January 12, 2017
“Port of Oakland in Good Health”
— International Transport Journal

February 10, 2017 – Port’s 90th birthday
“What a moment to celebrate,” “What an incredible impact this organization has on the region, the nation and the world.”
— Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

“As the Port celebrates this milestone, the future is bright,”
— Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland

May 19, 2017
My district is the proud home of the Port of Oakland, an important gateway to U.S. commerce.
— Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland

August 29, 2017
“My staff had a great time on the Port of Oakland harbor tour!”
— Alameda County Supervisor (District 5) Keith Carson on Twitter

October 6, 2017
The WSSA primarily uses the ports of NYNJ and Oakland and the latter port has alleviated congestion with 24-hour gates made possible by a thirty-dollar gate fee. “Thirty dollars is a low price to pay for 24 hour gates.” said Leavitt. “It eliminated congestion in just a few months.”
— Alison Leavitt, Managing Director of the Wine and Spirits Shippers Association
Global Trade Magazine, Shippers Need Higher Shipping Rates

October 19, 2017
“Oakland is a classic example of how to turn a negative into a positive.”
— One Hundred Ports , Lloyd’s List

November 2, 2017
“Port of Oakland jobs deal should be a model for Amazon and other warehousing corporations.”
— Jahmese Myres and Nikki Fortunato Bas, East Bay Express

November 17, 2017
“The redevelopment of the former army base is a great example of how public land can be turned into something that’s actually useful and helpful to the public…We’re thankful for developers that hire locally, pay family-sustaining wages to workers, and provide community benefits.”
— Sam Felsing, The Oakland Conduit