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.
Holiday Helpers: Port Of Oakland Takes In More Goods For Christmas Season Amid Problems In L.A., Long BeachFive weeks from Christmas, a crisis is taking shape that could keep gifts from making it under the tree in time. However, the holiday heroes could be right here in the Bay Area.
Couple Transforms Shipping Containers Into Tiny Homes Near Port Of OaklandLuke Iseman and Heather Stewart were tired of San Franciso's sky-high housing costs, so for $2,300 -- less than the cost of renting a one-bedroom in San Francisco -- the couple bought a used shipping container from the Port of Oakland.
South Napa Quake Knocks Out Power At Port of OaklandOperations at the Port of Oakland have been disrupted by Sunday morning's earthquake based in southern Napa County, according to port officials.
Protesters Again Confront Israeli-Owned Commercial Ship At Port Of OaklandBay Area protesters gathered at the Port of Oakland to try to stop an Israeli-owned commercial ship from docking and unloading in an act of protest against recent Israeli military action in Gaza.
Pacific Ship Operators To Be Paid For Slowing Down In Whale Feeding AreasShipping giants will soon be getting $2,500 incentives to slow down through the Santa Barbara Channel, according to the Center for Environmental Research & Technology at U.C. Riverside.