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.

09 May 2017
Disruption from the new carrier alliances just now being felt at West Coast ports and could begin as early as next week on the East Coast.
01 Nov 2016
Negotiators for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association on Tuesday opened two days of talks on a possible extension of their coastwide contract.
01 Nov 2016
The tightrope that California ports must walk in balancing the commercial needs of their private-sector tenants with the demands of state and local environmental regulators played out last week at events in Oakland and Los Angeles-Long Beach.
The loss of a terminal operator at the Port of Oakland, pictured, is not expected to have any long-term negative impacts.
19 Oct 2016
Cargo interests can be assured of stability at Northern California's Port of Oakland.
14 Oct 2016
TraPac plans to nearly double the size of its marine terminal at the Port of Oakland.
11 Oct 2016
US exports may be finally on track for growth after two down years.
Extended gate hours at the Port of Oakland, pictured, are pulling down costs for shippers and driving up productivity.
20 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners and truckers in Northern California support extended gate hours at Oakland's largest terminal.
13 Sep 2016
The port says the new service could boost traffic by 30,000 TEUs per year.
Container volumes at West Coast ports, including the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, pictured, peaked in 2007.
05 Sep 2016
Containerized imports moving through the West Coast in July continued the recent trend of modest growth.
The July import growth at the Port of Oakland and the Port of Los Angeles, pictured, is a good sign for the peak season, the outlook for which is uncertain.
11 Aug 2016
July imports in Los Angeles and Oakland bode well for peak season.
A contract extension would shore up the competitiveness of West Coast ports for Asian imports, which face a new challenge from the larger locks of the Panama Canal.
11 Aug 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Thursday gave a huge boost to beneficial cargo owners looking for long-term labor stability.
Truckers at the Port of Oakland, pictured, are still adapting to the port's new appointment system, a practice some observers say will eventually spread throughout the rest of the U.S. port sector.
02 Aug 2016
Oakland’s largest terminal operator is struggling to find the right formula for its newly-mandated trucker appointment system.