Port of Oakland could return to roots with bulk shipping plan

Port of Oakland could return to roots with bulk shipping plan

Talks begin on a 15-year lease to import Canada sand/gravel for Bay Area builders Bulk shipping operations could soon return to the Port of Oakland for the first time in 20 years. The Port said Friday it’s …
May 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland adds new shipping service to Vietnam

Port of Oakland adds new shipping service to Vietnam

Exports to Vietnam through Oakland grew 126 percent since 2015 The Port of Oakland will add new direct service to Vietnam by late April. Pacific International Lines (PIL) will launch direct Vietnam links using vessels …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

The Port of Oakland Friday (Apr12) reported a positive first quarter in its cargo volume. Through the end of March 2019, the Port handled 612,151 TEUs—the equivalent of one 20-foot long container—compared to …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland says yard cranes going hybrid to help clean air

Port of Oakland says yard cranes going hybrid to help clean air

Containerized cargo handling at the Port of Oakland is about to get a whole lot cleaner. The Port said Tuesday that its largest marine terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power. The result is …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Curious
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