Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland import volume increases despite fewer vessel calls

Even though the Port of Oakland has faced a reduction in vessel services, according to data released on 17 September, the port has seen an increase in import volume reaching 97,850 TEU in August 2021. The new figures sees an increase of 1.6% compared to the same period in 2020. According to a statement from […]

Matson launches new China service to Port of Oakland

US shipping line Matson has launched a China-US vessel service, making its first call at the Port of Oakland.  It is the first China-to-Oakland service for Matson, and represents the third first-call service introduced to Oakland this year. The new Matson service will call Chinese ports in Ningbo and Shanghai. It will make stops in […]

Port of Oakland outlines infrastructure upgrades to handle growing cargo volumes

The Port of Oakland has identified areas of upgrades for its seaport to accommodate growing cargo throughput. Port of Oakland Executive Director, Danny Wan, began a Bay Area Council on 15 July commenting that the container ships anchoring in the San Francisco Bay bring public attention to the fact that the port impacts everyone. Vessel calls are delayed at major ports around […]

Port of Oakland launches electric vehicle project

Port of Oakland launches battery electric truck project

The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched have launched a battery electric truck demonstration project as part of its goal to achieve carbon emission-free operations. In a statement, the Port said it debuted ten new battery electric trucks at Shippers Transport Express (STE), a Port-based trucking operation. The Peterbilt trucks cost a total of $5.1 million and are used to haul […]

Port of Oakland approves $465.3 million budget

As California reopens and global pandemic uncertainty continues, the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved a $465.3 million fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 budget. This is a 7.6% increase from FY 2021 ($432.5 million), the Port said in a statement. “We are proud of all the Port of Oakland employees who have gone above and beyond […]