Press Release: Port of Oakland import volume spiked 19 percent in March

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Port of Oakland import volume spiked 19 percent in March More cargo but fewer vessel calls; the upshot: less diesel exhaust, lower cost Oakland, Calif. – April 6, 2017: Port of Oakland import cargo volume increased 19 percent in […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland OKs $8.9 million over 20 years for solar power

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Port of Oakland OKs $8.9 million over 20 years for solar power Its electric utility will resell renewable energy to tenants at airport and seaport Oakland, Calif. – March 24, 2017: Port of Oakland Commissioners last night approved an […]

Press Release: Reclamation Announces the 2017 Water Supply Allocation for the Central Valley Project

Mid-Pacific Region Sacramento, Calif. MP-17-051 Media Contact: Russell Grimes, 916-978-5100, rwgrimes@usbr.gov For Immediate Release: March 22, 2017 Reclamation Announces the 2017 Water Supply Allocation for the Central Valley Project SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the 2017 water supply allocation for the remaining Central Valley Project contractors. On Feb. 28, 2017, Reclamation […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’ Shipping lines shuffle decks but operations, cargo volume should hold steady Oakland, Calif. – March 22, 2017: Port of Oakland officials said today that they expect to take on upcoming […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland says hundreds of new jobs are on the way

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland says hundreds of new jobs are on the way Message during foundation visit: more skilled workers needed, training is key Oakland, Calif. – March 21, 2017: Industrial development will soon create hundreds of new jobs at the […]

Press Release: Cargo volume off at Port of Oakland in February

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Cargo volume off at Port of Oakland in February Bad weather, Lunar New Year lull temper recent gains  Oakland, Calif. – March 10, 2017: Containerized export volume at the Port of Oakland declined 1.2 percent last month from February […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland asks middle school’s help with messy problem

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Port of Oakland asks middle school’s help with messy problem Kids taking seaport tour, coming back with ideas to keep garbage from SF Bay Oakland, Calif. – March 7, 2017: A dozen of this city’s female middle schoolers visit the […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland marine terminal night gate breakthrough hailed

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland marine terminal night gate breakthrough hailed Trucking industry’s first-time award calls seaport crowding remedy ‘a win-win’ Oakland, Calif. – March 6, 2017: California’s trucking industry has honored a Port of Oakland marine terminal for easing the state’s containerized […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland signs Blue & Gold Fleet for free harbor tours

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Port of Oakland signs Blue & Gold Fleet for free harbor tours Twelve 90-minute seaport cruises this summer on S.F. Bay sightseeing vessels  Oakland, Calif. – March 3, 2017: Free Port of Oakland harbor tours will return in May […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland cranes going higher at largest marine terminal

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland cranes going higher at largest marine terminal Up to six will be raised 27 feet; better for loading/unloading megaships Oakland, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2017: Up to six 366-foot-tall cranes will soon be raised 27-feet higher at […]