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.

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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT
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.
06 May 2016
Container traffic at West Coast ports increased in the first quarter of 2016.
06 May 2016
Containerized exports at the Port of Oakland increased in April.
04 May 2016
Container volumes have returned to pre-recession levels and carriers are deploying super-post-Panamax ships in the U.S. trades.
03 May 2016
The Port of Oakland is doing its part to reduce truck congestion with a subsidy program.
03 May 2016
The West Coast ports’ share of Asia imports heading into the United States was shrinking even before congestion nearly paralyzed ports from Long Beach to Seattle last year.
27 Apr 2016
A California Senate committee Wednesday approved legislation that will provide a partial tax exemption for terminal operators that purchase zero- or near-zero-emission cargo-handling equipment, expediting the progress California’s ports are making toward becoming the greenest in the world without significantly increasing the cost of shipping through the ports.
27 Apr 2016
A local cold-storage provider near the Port of Oakland has decided to expand after seeing the results of the port's efforts to improve the movement of refrigerated products between the port and its warehouses.
21 Apr 2016
OAKLAND, California — Agriculture exporter Capital Feed is increasingly capitalizing on intermodal rail access connecting its facility to the Port of Oakland, a transportation advantage that the port plans to press even further via a planned logistics center.
21 Apr 2016
The visionary Global Trade and Logistics Complex that will revolutionize the transfer of cargo between vessels and truck and rail transportation on the West Coast is taking shape in the middle of the Port of Oakland.
15 Apr 2016
In a port industry marked by brutal competition, it may have been necessary for the Port of Oakland to lose its second-largest tenant in order to realize its full potential.
12 Apr 2016
The Port of Oakland has joined its Southern California peers and other U.S. ports in refusing to offer container weighing services for shippers, making it their responsibility to find other means to ensure compliance with the SOLAS container weight verification rule that takes effect on Jul. 1, 2016.