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November 2014

Port begins discussions with potential marine-oriented users of Howard Terminal. These discussions do not result in approval of any long-term tenancy agreements. The discussions last until April 2018.

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March 2014

Port enters into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with Oakland Waterfront Ballpark, LLC to negotiate terms of a potential baseball stadium on the Howard Terminal site.

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February 2014

Port receives three maritime use proposals for Howard Terminal in response to the RFP, but rejects all three proposals.

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February, 2014

Port and City officials formally dedicate Bessie Coleman Drive at Oakland International Airport. In 1921, Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman became the first African-American woman to earn an international aviation license.

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July 2013

Early termination of a lease with SSA Terminals, a marine terminal operator for Howard Terminal.

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May 4, 1999

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners authorizes negotiation on a historic Maritime Project Labor Agreement (MAPLA) that revolutionized local hiring and created a national model for union agreements. MAPLA supports local and small companies to do business with the Port. MAPLA also increases local hiring for airport and seaport capital projects.

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March, 1995

Charles W. Foster became the first African-American Executive Director of the Port of Oakland. He began his career as a Naval aviator and eventually became the Port’s Director of Aviation prior to being promoted to Executive Director.

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