Port Of Oakland

By Patrick Burnson · April 5, 2016
The Port of Oakland today introduced two smart phone applications that could transform containerized cargo handling at seaports.
By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2016
Lease termination calls for marine terminal to pay rent, utilities, clean-up costs.
By Patrick Burnson · January 22, 2016
One of the chief reasons the Port of Oakland remains so bullish on its future cargo operations is the fact that it is located in the epicenter of innovation, noted the port’s executive Director Chris Lytle yesterday.
By Patrick Burnson · November 30, 2015
The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.
By Patrick Burnson · November 2, 2015
In the wake of a summer-long labor shortage hampering dockside operations, the Port of Oakland now maintains that its “efficiency task force” is ready to establish new benchmarks for cargo throughput.
By Patrick Burnson · October 2, 2015
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Port of Oakland $277,885 to upgrade cargo-handling equipment and reduce exhaust emissions on the waterfront.
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2015
The Port of Oakland said today it’s nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015.
By Patrick Burnson · September 2, 2015
Six straight days without a ship waiting for berth
By Patrick Burnson · August 27, 2015
The four international marine container terminals at the Port of Oakland have announced they are developing a program to operate their terminal gates on Saturdays to reduce weekday congestion at the port.
By Patrick Burnson · April 6, 2015
A vessel backlog constricting containerized trade since January has eased at the Port of Oakland. The port said today there are no vessels in San Francisco Bay or outside the Golden Gate awaiting berths.
By Patrick Burnson · February 17, 2015
Port of Oakland cargo volume declined dramatically in January, the result of an ongoing West Coast waterfront labor dispute.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2015
The Port of Oakland today released an update on seaport operations and the status of waterfront labor talks.
By Patrick Burnson · January 21, 2015
A global logistics hub envisioned for Oakland's decommissioned army base takes a big step forward beginning today. The Port of Oakland and Union Pacific Railroad start construction to link the site with UP’s main line.
By Patrick Burnson · January 13, 2015
Cargo volume has reached an all-time high at the Port of Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · December 23, 2014
The “good news story” of the season appears to be generated by officials at The Port of Oakland, who report that it has taken additional steps in an ongoing effort to manage a surge of inbound container vessel calls.

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