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.
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.
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.
Ukraine Skipper Pleads Guilty to Operating Cargo Ship in SF Bay While DrunkA Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to being intoxicated while operating the cargo ship Rainbow Quest in San Francisco Bay on Dec. 10.
Several Sonoma County Post Offices Closed Due To Kincade FireThe Kincade Fire is forcing temporary closure of most Sonoma County post offices, and postal officials have designated six pickup points in relatively unaffected areas as 15 post offices in more hazard-prone areas remain shuttered.
Port Of Oakland Replaces Diesel-Guzzling Cranes With Hybrid DesignsAt the Port of Oakland, officials are trying to save money by switching some of the cargo cranes to operate on a mix of electrical and diesel power.
Amazon Charges Woman $1,000 To Ship Paper Plates Less Than 300 MilesA woman in Tennessee is regretting her decision to buy paper plates on Amazon after the online giant charged her over $1,000 in shipping fees.
Smugglers Caught Trafficking Thousands Of Stolen California SucculentsIt was an international smuggling ring that was trafficking not in guns or drugs, but native California succulent plants called Dudleyas, by the thousands.
UPS Predicts Record Holiday Deliveries, Defends Price HikeThe company said Thursday that it expects to deliver more than 750 million packages between Thanksgiving and Dec. 31.
Cargo Containers Tumble Into Water At Port Of OaklandDivers and salvage crews probed the 50-foot depth of the Port of Oakland Friday for 10 massive empty cargo containers that tumbled off a freighter into the water.
Port of Oakland Pushes Ships to Plug-in to Shore Power to Reduce PollutionThe shore power program, which started at the Port of Oakland in 2012, has helped reduce diesel emissions at the port by 75 percent in the past decade.
Amazon, DHL Packages Could Be Delayed As Hundreds Of Cargo Pilots Go On StrikeAbout 250 pilots for a cargo airline have gone on strike in Ohio, grounding dozens of flights and potentially delaying shipping as the holiday shopping season swings into high gear.
Empty Containers Pile Up At Port Of Oakland After Korean Shipper's BankruptcyCargo containers from bankrupt Korean shipping company Hanjin are stacking up at the Port of Oakland.
Uber Takes Aim At Trucking IndustryFirst it was the taxi business, and now it appears that Uber is setting its sights on the trucking industry.
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.