Supply Chain Issues: Port Of Oakland Officials Issue Plea For More Cargo Ships To Unload While freighters languish in the waters off the Southern California coast, Port Of Oakland officials issued a plea Tuesday to shipping companies, asking them to reroute their vessels to the docks of their massive facility.
Coast Guard: Cargo Ship Dragging Anchor Likely Caused SoCal Oil SpillInvestigators believe a 1,200-foot cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude.
Record Number Of Cargo Ships Waiting To Unload At Port Of Oakland May Delay Goods For MonthsA record number of cargo ships are anchored in San Francisco Bay, waiting to unload their containers. Every one of those ships carries multiple containers full of goods, items that may take a little while longer to arrive in stores and at your front door.
Backup On The Bay: Long Line Of Cargo Ships Wait To Dock At Port of OaklandIf you're on the Bay Bridge looking south, thinking there are a lot of ships in port, you're right.