Port of Oakland is promoting low-emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment grants in a bid to reduce pollution in the city.
The Port of Oakland is to upgrade its Maritime Air Quality Improvement Plan that aims to lower emissions from containerised cargo operations over the next decade.
The Port of Oakland's maritime director has said that improved infrastructure, together with new supply chain capabilities, could make the port a first port of call for container ships visiting the US from Asia.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the recipients of its FY 2017 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP).
The Port of Oakland has approved a $230,000 high-voltage cable system allowing more vessels to connect to its shore power facility, with the equipment aiding efforts to limit ships’ diesel emissions, the AJOT has reported.
Ship operators to the Port of Oakland will be able cut diesel emissions by connecting to a new shore power system when at berth.
2.6m 20-foot containers are expected to be handled by the Port of Oakland by 2022.
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Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds after the port has made “significant improvements”.
Port of Oakland executive director Chris Lytle has declared he wants more rail business in the area to boost cargo mobility.
A Port of Oakland executive says that newly formed ocean carrier alliances will benefit his port bringing larger vessels and more container moves per vessel increasing the efficiency of operations.
Work to double the size of the Port of Oakland’s second-largest marine terminal is set begin next month.
TraPac has reached agreement to almost double its marine terminal size at the Port of Oakland.
The bankruptcy of the Hanjin Shipping line is already causing turmoil at ports in the US and beyond; cargo continues to be delayed at the point of origin and cargo-laden Hanjin ships are unable to get into ports.
Both Oakland MTO Agreement (OAKMTOA) and West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) have released an update on how terminals at the Port of Oakland and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach respectively will address the new verified gross mass (VGM) guidelines, which are scheduled to enter into force on July 1, 2016.
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The balance of seaborne-cargo delivery in the United States shifted further east in the last year, resulting in East Coast seaports making gains against their West Coast counterparts, according to an index of North American seaports.
The Ports of Oakland and Long Beach are continuing their efforts to improve safety and environmental performance by ordering multiple Cavotec Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) ship to shore electrical systems.
The US Department of Transportation recently awarded a US$15m Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to the Outer Harbour Intermodal Terminal (OHIT) Rail Access project at the Port of Oakland.
There is more misfortune for the Port of Oakland this week following the suspension of two execs over an alleged strip club expense scandal - a port worker has been crushed to death while inspecting a crane.
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