Port of Oakland getting three new cranes, could be tallest in U.S.

Port of Oakland getting three new cranes, could be tallest in U.S.

Oakland International Container Terminal's $30 million prep for megaships Towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the latest generation of megaships. The Port said yesterday that its largest …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland import volume increased 9 percent last month

Port of Oakland import volume increased 9 percent last month

Busiest January ever for inbound cargo as shippers rush loads to U.S. from Asia Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 9 percent last month over January 2018 totals. According to data released today, the …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland’s TraPac concludes $67 million buildout

Port of Oakland’s TraPac concludes $67 million buildout

Marine terminal nearly doubles size, adds new ship berth and three more cranes A $67 million waterfront expansion concluded at the Port of Oakland this month, as TraPac marine terminal opened its newest vessel berth to …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid

Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid

More ships than ever are switching to landside electricity at the Port of Oakland to curb emissions. The Port said today that 75 percent of all ships visiting here in 2018 used so-called shore power. That was up from 68 …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland cargo volume hit all-time high in 2018

Port of Oakland cargo volume hit all-time high in 2018

Imports climb 5 percent; exports off 3.5 percent Port of Oakland container volume reached an all-time high in 2018, according to data released today. The Port said it handled the equivalent of 2.55 million 20-foot …
Jan 16, 2019 /  All
Port of Oakland shatters 11-year-old record for November imports

Port of Oakland shatters 11-year-old record for November imports

On track for another record-breaking year, but cautious about 2019 The Port of Oakland had its busiest November ever for imports in 2018, shattering an 11-year-old record. The Port said Friday that it handled the …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
A Port of Oakland export that’s winning the trade war - Scrap paper shipments finding new markets, up 3 % despite headwinds

A Port of Oakland export that’s winning the trade war - Scrap paper shipments finding new markets, up 3 % despite headwinds

A scrappy little export commodity at the Port of Oakland is winning the battle against global trade headwinds. The Port said Thursday that scrap paper shipments were up 3 percent in the first 10 months of 2018. The …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Oakland shatters record for peak season cargo volume

Port of Oakland shatters record for peak season cargo volume

Busiest September for imports in Port's 91-year history A record-breaking peak season continues at the Port of Oakland. The Port said yesterday that last month was the busiest September for import cargo in its 91-year …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Oakland imports up 9.2 percent from a year ago

Port of Oakland imports up 9.2 percent from a year ago

Peak season is off to a record start at the Port of Oakland. The Port said yesterday that it handled the equivalent of 85,166 loaded 20-foot import containers last month. It was the busiest August in the Port’s …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Oakland July container volume up 3.6 percent

Port of Oakland July container volume up 3.6 percent

Port of Oakland total container volume increased 3.6 percent in July, according to data released yesterday. The Port said the rise over July 2017 totals was driven by an increase in empty container shipments to …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Curious