Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is a major gateway for U.S. exports, particularly agricultural exports. The port is in the midst of a major transformation of the former Oakland Army Base that will create a large logistics hub adjacent to the water.

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT
Protracted and difficult labor negotiations in late 2014 and early 2015 that resulted in costly congestion and delays on the U.S. West Coast has put labor relations at the top of shippers' minds.
28 Jul 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will call delegates to San Francisco to consider a vote on early contract talks.
The former Oakland Army Base, pictured, hosts a near-dock rail transfer yard and will soon be a warehousing and transloading logistics center.
07 Jul 2016
The cargo on this first train to call at the $100-million rail facility at the former Oakland Army Base was originally destined for Canadian ports.
05 Jul 2016
Containerized imports through U.S West Coast ports dipped slightly in May.
01 Jul 2016
Shippers are OK with paying an extra to help fund night gates at the Port of Oakland.
29 Jun 2016
Oakland's fiscal 2017 budget emphasizes capital projects.
28 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland has offered its executive director a new contract.
15 Jun 2016
West Coast port volumes were strong in May, with LA enjoying a "record" month, after an April decline.
Port of Oakland
09 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland’s 83,969 laden 20-foot-equivalent export containers marked the highest monthly total since October 2014, according to the port’s website.
06 Jun 2016
The Port of Oakland’s largest terminal operator is addressing looming congestion problems by preparing to charge a fee to support night gates.
SOLAS VGM container weights Los Angeles Long Beach Oakland
02 Jun 2016
The associations representing marine terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach and Oakland made an important announcement regarding their position on SOLAS.
02 Jun 2016
Containerized imports and exports moving through West Coast ports declined in April on a year-over-year basis.
18 May 2016
Although port authorities and trucking organizations in Oakland and Los Angeles-Long Beach have been leading the way in implementing global-positioning satellite and Bluetooth technologies to increase cargo velocity, ports and truckers on the East and Gulf coasts are anxious to follow. Technology products are expected to surface at other ports in short order.