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The Port of Oakland loads and discharges more than 99% of the containerized goods moving through Northern California, the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Oakland's cargo volume makes it the fifth busiest container port in the United States, and ranks San Francisco Bay among the three principal Pacific Coast gateways for U.S. containerized cargoes, along with San Pedro Bay in southern California and Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest. About 75.82% of Oakland's trade is with Asia. Europe accounts for 13.52%, Australia/New Zealand and Oceania about 5.25% and other foreign economies about 5.38%. About 0.2%t of Oakland's trade is domestic (Hawaii and Guam) and military cargo. California's three major container ports carry approximately 50% on the nation's total container cargo volume.

 Download Historic Monthly Container Activity Data

2017 Container Activity (TEUs)

Full Imports
  • 80,441
  • 64,106
  • 67,517
  • 74,957
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Full Exports
  • 73,352
  • 72,585
  • 82,419
  • 77,798
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Empty Imports
  • 17,178
  • 15,182
  • 20,106
  • 16,346
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Empty Exports
  • 26,339
  • 23,029
  • 28,954
  • 27,146
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Container History (TEUs)

Port of Oakland Total TEU Activity (2000-2016)
  • 1,776,922
  • 1,643,585
  • 1,707,827
  • 1,923,104
  • 2,047,504
  • 2,273,990
  • 2,391,745
  • 2,387,911
  • 2,233,533
  • 2,045,211
  • 2,330,457
  • 2,342,526
  • 2,343,903
  • 2,346,564
  • 2,394,069
  • 2,277,521
  • 2,369,641
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016

 

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