Port of Oakland March Shipping Volume Surges


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.