Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland

29 Jul 2014
An activist group announced plans to block cargo moving off Israel-based Zim ships at Oakland on Aug. 2 to protest the conflict in Gaza.
Second Quarter 2011-2013 West Coast Market Shares - U.S. Pacific North West vs. Canada. Source: Individual Ports
18 Aug 2013
West Coast container ports experienced a decline in year-over-year traffic in the second quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major West Coast ports in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada fell 2.3 percent from 6,114,834 20-foot-equivalent containers in second quarter 2012 to 5,975,881 TEUs in second quarter 2013. Market shares of major Pacific Northwest and Mexican ports were down on the North American West Coast this quarter compared to the year prior. However, ports in Canada and California saw their shares climb in this market.
Cranes at the Port of Oakland
02 Aug 2013
Ocean carriers, struggling to make a profit in the face of overcapacity and declining freight rates, are taking dramatic and sometimes unexpected actions to slash costs. In this environment of frenzied cost-cutting, the proprietary container terminal operated for a single shipping line is becoming an endangered species.
Oakland harbor truckers
31 Jul 2013
Port of Oakland executives are stepping up their efforts to reduce the congestion at marine terminals that has made life miserable for harbor truckers during much of July.