A major global marine terminal operator has OKd a new Port of Oakland lease that runs through 2027. The agreement includes options that could keep SSA Terminals (Oakland) here to 2042. The Port today characterized the deal as validation for the city’s maritime future.
The Port of Oakland released a new 5-year strategic plan today that pairs business expansion with community benefits. Called “Growth with Care,” the plan envisions more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows.
Port of Oakland officials today promised a digital shipping platform by mid-year to speed up global trade flows.
Next step in an effort to find out if freight hauling can be diesel exhaust-free. A battery-powered truck has entered the Port of Oakland fleet for the first time, testing the feasibility of zero-emission freight hauling.
Port of Oakland officials said they’ve commissioned new equipment bolstering efforts to curb diesel emissions from ships.
The Port of Oakland last month set an all-time record for import cargo, handling the equivalent of 84,835 loaded 20-foot import containers.
Diesel emissions from trucks serving the Port of Oakland declined 98 percent between 2005 and 2015 and in that same timeframe, ship emissions dropped 75 percent.