The US' Port of Oakland has been granted $1.35m by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to make its maritime security more robust.
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A new $494.2m budget for the fiscal year 2019 is being implemented this week at the US Port of Oakland following the dock’s Board of Commissioners’ approval last week of a spending plan including $34.7m for capital projects.
The executive directors of the US ports of Long Beach and Oakland, located in California, have called for continued government support for maritime sector clean air efforts and infrastructure development.
Parvez Mansuri welcomes ports shaking off years of inertia to embrace digitisation.
A new online shipping platform will provide supply chain operators with a single point of entry to operations at the Port of Oakland to enable better trade flow management.
US$187.4m has been awarded to two Port of Oakland projects to modernise truck logistics with the aim of improving traffic flow, safety and freight efficiency as well as reduce environmental and neighbourhood impacts.
The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal said that increased truck work at night is increasing volumes and enabling faster cargo movement.
The Port of Oakland has released a five-year strategic plan to boost jobs and the economy that pairs business expansion with community benefits.
This year will be the year that the Port of Oakland puts a cargo delivery platform requested by customers to work, the facility’s executive director Chris Lytle has said.
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.
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