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Port of Oakland cargo surge cooled off last month

A six-month-long containerized cargo surge came to a halt, as expected, at the Port of Oakland last month. The Port said on March 15 that its total February cargo volume was down 1.3 percent from a year ago. February import cargo decreased 5 percent, year-over-year, the Port reported. It was …

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Kota Ekspres to omit Sydney and Oakland

Kota Ekspres V910N will omit Sydney (Southbound call only) and Oakland in order to recover schedule as a result of delays on its previous voyage in the USA. The vessel will continue to call Sydney at DP World for its standard Northbound call for full load and discharge operations. All …

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Port of Oakland gets three new cranes

Towering new cranes are coming to the Port of Oakland to handle the latest generation of megaships. The Port said yesterday (Feb. 19) that its largest marine terminal would install three 300-foot-tall gantry cranes late next year. The three cranes would go to Oakland International Container Terminal on Oakland Estuary. …

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MSC reaches 100% shore-power ships at Oakland

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is grateful to the Port of Oakland for acknowledging the container line’s 100% record for shore-power ready vessels. Every MSC vessel which called at Oakland in 2018 was equipped with the necessary equipment to connect to the port’s local …

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Online portal to improve Oakland Port’s efficiency

Aid for supply chains: a current look at how long it takes to pick up, drop off cargo An online portal at the Port of Oakland on Jan. 29 expanded to include transaction times for harbor truckers. The Port said its digital enhancement tells drivers how long it takes to …

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Port of Oakland expands its capacity

Marine terminal nearly doubles size, adds new ship berth and three more cranes A $67 million waterfront expansion concluded at the Port of Oakland this month, as TraPac marine terminal opened its newest vessel berth to arriving container ships. The milestone signals completion of a 2-year project at Oakland’s second-largest …

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Oakland: Record number of ships plug into grid

Clean air advance: shore power use up from 68 to 75 percent in 2018 More ships than ever are switching to landside electricity at the Port of Oakland to curb emissions. The Port said on Jan. 22 that 75 percent of all ships visiting here in 2018 used so-called shore …

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MSC and HMM lead the clean air charge at the Port of Oakland

Awards for plugging vessels into landside power grid, turning off diesel engines Two shipping lines and a marine terminal operator are leading the clean air charge at the Port of Oakland. The Port this week honored ocean carriers MSC and Hyundai Merchant Marine for 100 percent deployment of shore power-ready vessels. …

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Scrap paper shipments up in Oakland

A scrappy little export commodity at the Port of Oakland is winning the battle against global trade headwinds. The Port said that scrap paper shipments were up 3 percent in the first 10 months of 2018. The increase in Oakland’s recyclable paper shipments contrasts with a generally challenging environment for …

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Oakland Port sees a meat-growth chance amid trade war

Trade wars may be heating up, but the Port of Oakland is seeing a cool opportunity to ship more meat. The port, a major shipping hub for agricultural products, is expecting to boost beef, pork and poultry exports with a massive refrigerated storage facility called Cool Port Oakland. The $91 …

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