New Shipping Route Could Result In More Jobs At Port Of OaklandA shipping route linking China, Vietnam and the U.S. will begin making weekly stops at the Port of Oakland in November, adding an additional 50 annual vessel arrivals to the port, port officials announced Tuesday.
Port Of San Francisco Signs Deal To Process Car ShipmentsAfter losing most of its cargo shipping business to Oakland in recent decades, the Port of San Francisco has signed a 15-year deal to process car shipments at Pier 80.
Amazon Unveils Cargo Plane As It Expands Delivery NetworkSeattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process.
Expanded Panama Canal Could Grab Business From Oakland PortThe $5.25 billion project went online nearly two years late after construction delays, labor strife and apparent cost overruns
Shipping Volume At Port Of Oakland Points To Export RallyPort of Oakland officials said that an export rally might be underway as containerized export volume is up 19.9 perfect this year over 2015.
Port Of Oakland To Build Four Massive CranesThe Port of Oakland will be installing four massive gantry cranes soaring more than 140 feet into the air to accommodate modern megaships that carry large loads of cargo, officials announced Monday.
Boaters Warned After Dead Whale Found Floating Close To Shipping Lanes Near PacificaBoaters were being warned to watch out for a large dead whale found floating off the Pacifica Coast near shipping channels.
Problems With Taptic Engine Slows Rollout Of Apple WatchTests revealed that some taptic engines supplied by AAC Technologies Holdings in China started to break down over time.
Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation's Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America's ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.
West Coast Dockworkers Union Recommends Members Approve 5-Year Agreement With Shipping CompaniesThe labor dispute between shipping companies and dockworkers that caused a backlog at 29 West Coast ports, including the Port of Oakland, for much of the past year could be nearing an end.
Japanese McDonald's Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast PortsOperations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Broken Beacon Leaves Bay Bridge Vulnerable In Dense FogOne of the Bay Bridge's three radar beacons -- which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers -- has not been working properly since December 17.