Port of Oakland Monthly Cargo Numbers Drop

Port of Oakland Monthly Cargo Numbers Drop

Overall cargo volumes fell at the Port of Oakland in June compared to the same time a year ago, according to new data released by the port July 28. The Northern California seaport processed 163,757 loaded TEUs in June, 1.5% less than the 166,252 TEUs recorded in June 2021. With empties factored in, total volume dropped 2.9% year over year, data show. The port did see a slight 0.5% uptick in import volumes with 95,530 TEUs last month, but the increase was countered by the 4.2% drop in loaded exports. In June, the port handled 68,227 TEUs in loaded exports…
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Port of Oakland Monthly Cargo Dips Slightly

Port of Oakland Monthly Cargo Dips Slightly

Last month, the number of imports that moved through the Port of Oakland rose 6.7% from the same time a year ago, even as the amount of overall cargo dipped by less than 1% year over year, according to data released by the port Tuesday, July 5. Oakland reported a 0.5 percent increase in May exports year-over-year. The Northern California seaport handled 98,789 TEUs in imports, a win for port officials who pointed to ongoing congestion in the global supply chain. Bottlenecks at some ports and COVID-19 lockdowns at other ports have led to delayed arrivals of cargo to Oakland.…
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Port of Oakland Imports Up, Exports Down

Port of Oakland Imports Up, Exports Down

The number of imports grew while exports fell at the Port of Oakland in February, according to data released by the port Friday, March 18. Imports in February rose 6.3%, continuing a robust U.S. consumer demand for goods created abroad, according to the port. Meanwhile, exports dropped 10.3% year over year, which the port says has been hindered in the shortage of containers and lack of vessel space. “We’re gratified by the strength of the import business moving through Oakland,” Port Maritime Director Bryan Brandes said. “And we’re certain that export totals are going to pick up as we increase…
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