Oakland Port Appoints Principal Engineer for Dredging

The Port of Oakland yesterday promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department.

The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure.

Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the port’s maritime capital improvement and maintenance programs. He will oversee dredging and crane-related work as well as construction, maintenance and compliance activities, the port said in its release.

Thanh Vuong brings strong technical skills and successful project management experience to this position,” said Port of Oakland Director of Engineering Chris Chan. “His experience working with our maritime stakeholders will be critical as we continue to develop and enhance our seaport area in the years ahead.”

Mr. Vuong has worked at the port for eight years, previously holding the position of Supervising Engineer.