Located in the fertile San Joaquin Valley, the Port of Stockton, a public agency, is in an ideal position for domestic and international distribution. The Port is situated in the hub of four major freeways, two transcontinental railroads, an international waterway and a regional airport and it boasts first class warehouse storage and handling facilities for both dry and liquid bulk materials, facilities and equipment to handle break-bulk and containerized cargoes by land or sea.
The Port is located at the terminus of the Stockton Deepwater Ship Channel, approximately 75 nautical miles due east of the Golden Gate Bridge. Formed in 1933, the Stockton Port District is a special district of the State of California. The Port of Stockton is staffed by 110 full time employees, including administrative, police, maintenance and warehousing staff. The Port’s Police Department employees are represented by Operating Engineers Local 3; maintenance and warehousing employees are represented by International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 6.