Port of Oakland March Shipping Volume Surges

by Dmitriy Shibarshin on April 10, 2017


Container shipping at the Port of Oakland continued to surge in March, with the total number of containers imported and exported up 9.3% year on year.  

A total of 402 ships called on the port of Oakland in the 1st quarter, down by  5.6% from last year. Despite less vessels stopping at the port, each ship carried on average of 8.4% more cargo.  This signals further consolidation within ocean carriers. 

The port of Oakland is currently host to three terminals, which handle 1.34 million TEUs.  

Topic: Drayage, Oakland Trucking, Port of Oakland