Port of Oakland awaits new crane

Port of Oakland awaits delivery of new STS crane

The Port of Oakland will take delivery of a 170-foot-tall ship-to-shore (STS) crane which will improve cargo operations at the Everport marine terminal, run by Everport Terminal Services (ETS). In a statement, the Port said it expects to receive the STS crane this week; the upgrade will keep the Port competitive and attract the largest […]

Strict emissions state laws putting Californian ports ‘at a disadvantage’, Port of Oakland says

The Port of Oakland has claimed its requested  $2.25 billion federal funding injection will accelerate the adoption of green technologies and help the maritime industry cut carbon emissions. A coalition including the Port and 36 other California-based stakeholders, including five other hubs, called for the funding to enable research and adaptation in zero-emission trucks, cargo-handling […]

Port of Oakland and Utah Inland Port Authority agree to improve cargo flow

Port of Oakland and Utah Inland Port Authority agree to improve cargo flow

The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) has signed an agreement with the Port of Oakland to improve the flow of cargo to and from the Northern California gateway and the Utah Logistics system. In a statement, the UIPA said the cooperative agreement focuses on reducing congestion through the corridor by optimising existing on- and near-dock […]

USCG tows vessel to Port of Oakland after fire

US Coast Guard tows vessel to Port of Oakland after engine fire

The US Coast Guard (USCG) is towing the NYK Delphinius to the Port of Oakland after a fire in the container ship’s engine room. In a statement, the USCG said the fire began while the container ship was 80 miles southwest of the US West Coast and that it is being towed by the tug […]

Port of Oakland sees no sign of West Coast surge slowing down

Port of Oakland sees no end to West Coast cargo surge

The Port of Oakland saw its busiest Q1 for cargo volume, with containerised trade reaching record volumes as the US West Coast traffic surge continued. In a statement, the Port said “nonstop” increase in volumes meant it processed 631,119 TEU between January and March 2021, beating its record of 612,151 set in Q1 2019. Port […]