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October 28, 2016

Truck diesel emissions down 98% at the Port of Oakland Diesel emissions from trucks serving the Port of Oakland declined 98 percent between 2005 and 2015. In that same timeframe, ship emissions dropped 75 percent. Those were the key findings of an emissions inventory the Port released today. The results indicate the Port is advancing its… Read More

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October 17, 2016

Port debt upgraded by Fitch Ratings Port of Oakland intermediate lien revenue bonds have been upgraded by Fitch Ratings to A from A-.  Fitch has also affirmed the A+ rating on the Port’s senior lien revenue bonds.  The rating outlook for both liens is stable… Read the Full Press Release

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July 13, 2016

Southwest Airlines announces first ever international flights from Oakland International Airport to San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico At a press conference at Oakland International Airport today, Southwest Airlines Co. announced that they filed application with the U. S. Department of Transportation to offer nonstop service daily between Oakland International Airport and both… Read More

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July 13, 2016

Oakland International Airport records busiest month since 2007 A busy summer travel season has lifted passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport to a six-year high… Read the Full Press Release

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July 7, 2016

Port of Oakland opens new $100M railyard The Port of Oakland today welcomed the first train to use a new, $100 million near-dock rail facility at the former Army Base. The new tracks are located in the Port’s Outer Harbor Intermodal Terminal area. They were designed as part of a strategy to enhance the Port’s… Read More

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May 12, 2016

Norwegian Airlines announces first ever flights to London from Oakland International Airport, followed by flights to Barcelona and Copenhagen beginning in 2017 Starting today, Oakland International Airport (OAK) offers nonstop flights to Gatwick “Your London Airport” on Norwegian. The new three-times-weekly service marks the first nonstop route from OAK to the United Kingdom and the… Read More

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February 12, 2016

Port invests $1.5 million in night, weekend gates to ease congestion after Port consolidates from five to four marine terminals Port of Oakland Commissioners have authorized spending up to $1.5 million to open night and weekend marine terminal gates here. The funds would be used to increase access hours for harbor truck drivers at the… Read More

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February 1, 2016

CIM Group takes over management at Jack London Square. The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has approved the assignment of several long term leases at Jack London Square to CIM Group. CIM is a full service real estate and infrastructure investment firm headquartered in Los Angeles with regional offices located at One Kaiser Plaza in… Read More

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January 1, 2016

Port of Oakland welcomes CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, first megaship in the U.S. The Port of Oakland successfully berthed the largest cargo ship to ever visit the U.S. The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, at 1,310-feet nearly a quarter-mile long, tied up at the Port’s Outer Harbor. By docking without incident, it symbolically opened the Trans-Pacific… Read More

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December 31, 2015

The largest cargo ship to ever visit the United States, the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, successfully berths in the Outer Harbor. This vessel is longer than the Empire State Building, wider than a football field, and can carry more than 18,000 containers.

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