Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland

21 Jun 2022
Ocean carriers have been looking at how to provide more export capacity to US ag shippers to head off scrutiny from regulators, but OSRA will now put those efforts under a hotter spotlight.
01 Dec 2016
Trucker appointments and extended gate hours gaining favor in Oakland.
03 Nov 2016
A solid performance by the Northwest Seaport Alliance in September and year to date indicates that Seattle and Tacoma may have regained regional market share from the Canadian ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert.
02 Nov 2016
Discussions between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association about a possible extension of the West Coast waterfront contract apparently ended on a positive note.
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.
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.
09 May 2016
California drayage companies are not rushing to take advantage of new legislation that could shield them from fines and penalties if they classify their independent contractor drivers as employees.
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.