The shocking announcement that J. Christopher Lytle, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, will resign to become executive director at the Port of Oakland is a major loss for the nation’s second largest container port and a huge victory for the Northern California port,
Port of Oakland
23 May 2013
J. Christopher Lytle, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, will leave in mid-July to take the same post at the Port of Oakland.
20 May 2013
The Port of Oakland’s containerized throughput rose 1.4 percent year-over-year in April, reaching 190,727 20-foot-equivalent units, including both laden and empty containers.
20 May 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports stayed level in the first quarter of 2013 with the robust growth they experienced last year. When compared with the first quarter of 2012, Canadian ports saw a higher throughput volume in the first quarter of 2013, but a slight dip in West Coast traffic market share.
15 May 2013
The Port of Los Angeles will consider a proposal for automatic, annual general rate increases on Thursday. Oakland will act on the plan next week. Long Beach deferred action until 2014.
13 May 2013
Officials at the Port of Stockton, Calif., hope to see barge service start May 16, several years after winning federal funds to build a marine highway connecting it and the Port of Oakland.
06 May 2013
Most, if not all, of the container lines that call at California’s ports are prepared to meet the state’s revolutionary r
01 May 2013
Dockworkers protesting the slow processing of medical claims picketed a terminal at the Port of Oakland Wednesday, one day after a similar action interrupted cargo handling at a terminal in Tacoma.
25 Apr 2013
Washington’s ports led the U.S. West Coast in container volume growth in 2012, according to the recently-released Pacific Maritime Association annual report.
19 Apr 2013
The Port of Oakland’s containerized throughput dropped 5.4 percent year-over-year in March, reaching 186,617 20-foot-equivalent units, including both laden and empty containers.
08 Apr 2013
Deborah Ale Flint, Port of Oakland’s acting executive director, will join the California state trade mission to China, which will be led by California’s Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. and coordinated by the Bay Area Council.
02 Apr 2013
Port of Oakland staff has provided a progress update on revisions to policy pertaining to members of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, including corrective steps to promote accountability.