The Port of Oakland is the major container ship facility located in Oakland the San Francisco Bay.
Three container terminals and two intermodal rail facilities serve the Oakland waterfront. All shipping channels and 90% of berths at the Port are dredged to -50 feet, capable of accommodating vessels up to 18,000 TEU capacity.
The Union Pacific and BNSF railroad facilities are located adjacent to the heart of the marine terminal area to provide a reliable and efficient movement of cargo between the marine terminals or transload facilities and the intermodal rail facilities.
The port imports auto parts, clothes and household goods bound for markets in the East Bay, Reno and Salt Lake City, among other places.
March imports were up 45% from the same month a year ago, the port said. March 2020 was when the port felt the initial impacts of the pandemic. Exports gained 12% year-over-year.