Juneteenth: Protesting Dockworkers Shut Down Port Of Oakland; March For Racial Justice Work at the West Coast's second largest commercial port ground to a halt Friday, as thousands of dockworkers walked off their jobs and joined truck drivers, local dignitaries, labor and community leaders in a march to Oakland's City Hall protesting police brutality and systemic racism.
Port Of Oakland Longshoremen To Observe Juneteenth With Work Stoppage, March To City HallThere's a big push to make Juneteenth, observed every June 19th to celebrate the end of slavery, a national holiday following recent incidents of civil unrest.
Port Of Oakland Sees Drop In Cargo Volume Due To COVID-19Lower foreign and domestic consumer demand stemming from the novel coronavirus health emergency resulted in a 12.7 percent drop in freight traffic through the Port of Oakland in May compared to the same time a year ago.
Coronavirus Update: Massive Port Of Oakland Projecting Drop In Business Because Of COVID-19 OutbreakWhile loaded cargo traffic saw a slight increase in April, officials warned Tuesday of a drop-off coming in May and beyond as shipments have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
3 Norwegian Cruise Ships With No Passengers To Dock At Port Of OaklandThree Norwegian Cruise Line vessels without any passengers will idle at the Port of Oakland starting this weekend while the U.S. embargoes cruise operations.
Massive Freighter Has Tight Fit Under Bay Bridge On Way To Port Of OaklandAfter weeks of preparing on computer simulations, Port of Oakland officials Thursday welcomed the arrival of a massive freighter -- longer than the Salesforce Tower is high -- maneuvered under the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge before docking at the International Container Terminal.
Longshoreman Killed In Early Morning Accident At Port Of OaklandA worker at the Port of Oakland died early Tuesday when he apparently fell off a large freighter onto the dock and then tumbled into the water, authorities said.
Coronavirus Update: Port Of Oakland, Oakland Airport To Stay Open During Shelter-In-PlaceThe Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport will continue normal operations despite a Bay Area-wide shelter-in-place order to slow the spread of coronavirus, since both facilities are essential services, port officials said Monday.
Longshore Workers Rally To Stop Unloading Of Contaminated Waste From Grand Princess ShipLongshore union workers are holding an emergency rally at the Port of Oakland Sunday to stop the shipment of contaminated waste from the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship through Oakland waters.
No Answers Yet For Stranded Crew On Coronavirus-Stricken Grand PrincessQuestions mounted Saturday over the status of the more than 1,000 crewmembers stranded on the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess.
Coronavirus Update: Grand Princess Passenger Exodus Grinds On; Some Evacuees Head To Bay Area HotelsPatience was wearing thin early Tuesday among the hundreds of passengers still aboard the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess, who were awaiting their orders to get off the boat at the Port of Oakland, travel to a military base and begin a mandated 14-day quarantine before they will be allowed to return to their homes.
Neighbors Express Fears, Concerns Over Coronavirus-Stricken Cruise Ship In West OaklandWhen the Grand Princess arrived at port in West Oakland it brought more than just Covid-19. It also brought fear to people in the community.
Coronavirus Fears Impacting Shipping Business At Port Of OaklandThe coronavirus outbreak is affecting business around the world with the Port of Oakland here in the Bay Area just starting to feel the impact.
Trump Tariff Fears Replaced By Coronavirus Concerns At Port Of OaklandWhile the Port of Oakland continues to bustle with activity and both import and exports have increased, the international effects of the coronavirus has shipping officials casting a wary eye to the future.
New Oakland Port Director Discusses A's Ballpark Proposal In AddressThe new executive director of the Port of Oakland believes the proposed new Oakland A's baseball stadium can be compatible with the port's maritime operations despite concerns raised by union and business leaders.