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  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of maritime shipping industry veteran Chris Lytle as the new Executive Director of the Port of Oakland. This announcement comes after a four-month global search to find a world-class, transformative business leader who could quickly address the Port’s opportunities and challenges. “The Port Commission set […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    California’s Port of Oakland has unveiled its goal to intensify efforts to curb diesel emissions by plugging more vessels into shore power. “If there are ways to strengthen our port electrical infrastructure to promote more use of electrical power from our grid, we will do it,” Chris Lytle, Port of Oakland’s Executive Director, said. “We will collaborate […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    California-based Port of Oakland reported an 8.5% decline in operating income during Fiscal Year 2015 compared to the previous year despite reaching an all-time high operating revenue for the year ended June 30. The port reported USD 336.6 million in revenue for the FY 2015, up 4.2 percent from the previous year. However the increase in operating […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland wants Saturday operations at its marine terminals, but first a labor shortage that has slowed vessel loading operations must be resolved, and the fee to fund Saturday operations must be reasonable and used exclusively for those operations, the Port’s Executive Director Chris Lytle said in a letter to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland wants Saturday operations at its marine terminals, but first a labor shortage that has slowed vessel loading operations must be resolved, and the fee to fund Saturday operations must be reasonable and used exclusively for those operations, the Port’s Executive Director Chris Lytle said in a letter to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle just announced maritime industry leader John C. Driscoll as the Port’s new Director of Maritime. Port Executive Director Chris Lytle said, “We are positioned to expand our maritime business and we are fortunate to have John, a proven leader in the industry, join our senior management team at […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    California-based Port of Oakland reported an 8.5% decline in operating income during Fiscal Year 2015 compared to the previous year despite reaching an all-time high operating revenue for the year ended June 30. The port reported USD 336.6 million in revenue for the FY 2015, up 4.2 percent from the previous year. However the increase in operating […]

  • 24 May 2017

    The Port of Oakland has assumed a more prominent role in Southeast Asian trade, the port’s executive director Chris Lytle said, announcing that direct vessel calls from Oakland to Southeast Asia have risen by 50 percent this spring. Namely, direct weekly vessel calls to Southeast Asia have risen from 10-to-15 since April 1. Further highlights that prompted […]

  • 13 March 2018

    The Port of Oakland’s cargo volume should reach 2.6 million 20-foot containers by 2022.

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Outer Harbor Terminal LLC, formerly known as Ports America Outer Harbor, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday under Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, just two weeks after it terminated its lease of a marine terminal at the port of Oakland. OHT said that it was leaving the port in March thus terminating […]

  • 19 June 2019

    The Port of Oakland approves an air-quality plan which envisions zero-emission operations in the future.

  • 5 May 2016

    The Port of Oakland is extending its USD 1.5 million subsidy program aimed at stimulating night and weekend business that was scheduled to expire this week.  Within the subsidy program launched in February 2016, the port opened its terminal gates at night and weekends in order to increase access hours for harbor truck drivers at its terminals. […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    A high-level delegation comprising senior officials from Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority in charge of regulating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai and the Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi, recently concluded a visit to the United States of America where they met different marine entities in California to […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    OOCL and the Port of Long Beach held a signing ceremony for a 40 year container terminal lease with The Port of Long Beach (POLB) in Hong Kong today. Known as the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project (MHRP), the agreement will enable OOCL to develop a state-of-the-art modern terminal with the latest automation technologies that will […]

  • 4 April 2012

    OOCL and the Port of Long Beach held a signing ceremony for a 40 year container terminal lease with The Port of Long Beach (POLB) in Hong Kong. Known as the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project (MHRP), the agreement will enable OOCL to develop a state-of-the-art modern terminal with the latest automation technologies that will essentially […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle will deliver the annual “State of the Port” address on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Long Beach Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom. This will be the second State of the Port for Lytle, who assumed the Port’s top post in late 2011 just as it embarked on […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States West Coast ports have braved a particularly turbulent period with the congestion woes arising from waterfront contract talks between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The prolonged talks affected considerably the port’s business performance, driving much of their clients to East Coast ports. Now that the new contract has been […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has appointed Chris Braithwaite as chairman of the board of directors. Russell Staley, who has served as Benthic’s interim chairman following the resignation of the late John Smith in August of 2015, remains on the board as a director. “I was both delighted and honored to be approached about the Chair position at Benthic,” stated Chris […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Port of Long Beach was named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2012 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai. It is the 15th time in the past 17 years that the Port of Long Beach has been recognized as the best on the continent by importers, exporters, […]

  • 10 April 2012

      Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle and Orient Overseas Container Line CEO Phillip Chow signed a $4.6 billion, 40-year lease for the new Middle Harbor container terminal at a ceremony at OOCL’s Hong Kong headquarters on Tuesday, April 3. The inking of the historic agreement was celebrated by officials from the […]

  • 12 April 2012

    “The land comes to a premium, whereas offshore, there is plenty of room. However, we should treat the sea with care to make sure it doesn’t come to a premium in the future as well”, states Chris Karman, manager business development at IMARES (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies). IMARES is part of Wageningen […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    On an evening in September 2012, a rare sequence of events left one of Bibby Offshore’s saturation divers stranded in complete darkness, 90 metres below the surface of the North Sea, without any gas to breathe. The diver was rescued and recovered fully, but Bibby Offshore wanted to share its experience and the lessons learnt […]