Port of Oakland Press Release: Another First at Oakland International Airport

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Another First at Oakland International Airport  New Premium Lounge at OAK Features Cuisine Designed by Top Oakland Chef Chris Pastena   Oakland, CA: (Nov. 18, 2016) –  Oakland International Airport today opened its first-ever premium lounge for travelers.  Called the Escape Lounge, it’s the latest in a series of firsts intended […]

Press Release: TESORO TO ACQUIRE WESTERN REFINING IN $6.4 BILLION TRANSACTION

Click here to view the corresponding fact sheet   TESORO TO ACQUIRE WESTERN REFINING IN $6.4 BILLION TRANSACTION ·        Transaction creates a premier, highly integrated and geographically diversified refining, marketing and logistics company·        Stock transaction at exchange ratio of 0.4350, with option to elect cash in lieu of stock up to a cap of 10% of […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: What’s behind the 2016 export rally

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland: What’s behind the 2016 export rallyGrowth in ag shipments to Asia lifts cargo volume, now 40 percent of total loads Oakland, Calif. – Nov. 15, 2016: Growth in high-value agricultural shipments is driving a containerized export boom […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland export boom reaches a three-year high

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland export boom reaches a three-year high Container volume soars 20 percent in October to fourth-largest total ever Oakland, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2016: Port of Oakland export volume reached a three-year high in October, soaring 20 percent […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WELCOMES BRITISH AIRWAYS

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WELCOMES BRITISH AIRWAYS Nonstop service to London starting March 28, 2017   Oakland, CA: (Nov. 1, 2016) – Starting next spring, Bay Area residents can choose British Airways when traveling from Oakland International Airport (OAK), thanks to the start of the renowned carrier’s nonstop Oakland to London service, […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland terminal OK to expand, could start in November

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland terminal OK to expand, could start in November TraPac, second-largest operator in Oakland, will nearly double in size   Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 31, 2016: Work could begin next month to nearly double the size of the […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Truck diesel emissions at Port of Oakland down 98 percent in past decade

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Truck diesel emissions at Port of Oakland down 98 percent in past decade New research also shows ship emissions dropped 75 percent   Oakland, Calif. – October 28, 2016: Diesel emissions from trucks serving the Port of Oakland declined 98 […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland debt upgraded by Fitch Ratings

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland debt upgraded by Fitch Ratings Intermediate lien revenue bonds go to A from A-; senior debt affirmed at A+ Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2016: Port of Oakland intermediate lien revenue bonds have been upgraded by Fitch […]

Press Release: California Newspapers Continue to Say No on Prop 53

October 12, 2016 Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPERS, LARGE AND SMALL, CONTINUE TO URGE READERS TO VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 53   SACRAMENTO – The cascade of endorsements by California newspapers large and small urging No on Proposition 53 continues this week with the Chico Enterprise-Record, Santa Maria Times, San Francisco […]

Port of Oakland Targets 70% Local Contracting for Airport Project

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contacts: Robert Bernardo, Port of Oakland (510) 627-1401 rbernardo@portoakland.com Keonnis Taylor, Oakland International Airport (510) 563-2892 krtaylor@portoakland.com  Stay Connected with the Port of Oakland Your Port, Your Partner. www.oaklandairport.com      www.portofoakland.com           Port of Oakland targets 70 percent […]