Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Port Expansion

The Oxnard Harbor District has completed an aggressive port expansion program made possible by the 1997 acquisition of former Navy property immediately adjacent to the Commercial Port.

The Port of Hueneme Terminal and Multimodal Expansion program on property declared surplus by the Navy and completed in 1999, greatly enhanced the Port’s ability to handle refrigerated read more

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Auto Import and Export

A high value commodity handled at the Port of Hueneme includes the import and export of automobiles and other rolling stock. Automobiles make up the greatest percentage of the District’s ocean freight operating revenue. The Oxnard Harbor District has contracts with three vehicle distribution companies for the handling of vehicles transiting the Port. These read more

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California Fresh Port

The Port of Hueneme began 71 years ago with a mission to provide California’s central coast agricultural community with an ocean link to the global market. Located approximately sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County, it became known as “the Port the Farmers Built.”

In 1978 Del Monte Banana Company began a weekly read more

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News

The idea for building a Port at point Hueneme was the direct result of a coastal exploration by Thomas Bard in 1867. Bard had learned of a freak submarine valley (Hueneme Canyon over 1000 feet deep that came within 300 feet of the proposed channel and how an underground river would keep the read more

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Walk The Coast

ILWU Local 46 will hold its Walk the Coast event in Port Hueneme on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The event will include an ocean-view walk that begins at 10:00 a.m., starting at the Dorrill B. Wright Cultural Center, Oceanview Pavilion, 575 Surfside Drive, Port Hueneme and ends at the historical lighthouse on the Promenade. read more

|April 24th, 2014|Events|0 Comments