Monthly Archives: February 2015

labordispute

Port of Hueneme’s Director and CEO Discusses U.S. West Coast Ports’ Labor Dispute

By Michael White

The cost of the ongoing labor dispute that has all but paralyzed cargo-handling activity at ports from Seattle to San Diego is starting to show with a domino-like impact that’s costing virtually every sector of the U.S. economy, from retail and manufacturing to high-tech and agriculture, a combined hit amounting to, according read more

|February 19th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme’s Director and CEO Discusses U.S. West Coast Ports’ Labor Dispute
bustling

Port of Hueneme bustling as dockworkers return

By Stephanie Hoops

PORT HUENEME, Calif. – The Port of Hueneme was bustling Tuesday, the first day of full operations following a four-day shutdown.
Two auto ships and a Del Monte ship carrying bananas were docked at the port, waiting to be loaded and unloaded.

“Today we’re busy and we’re going to continue to be busy,” said read more

|February 17th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme bustling as dockworkers return
portstrife

Port of Hueneme busy amid labor strife

Officials at the Port of Hueneme are expecting to see a busy day Tuesday as work resumes following a four-day suspension of loading and off-loading operations at 29 West Coast seaports amid an ongoing labor dispute. The Pacific Maritime Association ordered the work stoppage Wednesday to avoid paying higher holiday wages Thursday and Monday. read more

|February 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme busy amid labor strife
Maritimemuseum

Maritime Museum Debuts New Port Exhibit

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum Showcases The Port’s History and Operations
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum and the Port of Hueneme held an opening reception yesterday for the Museum’s new Port of Hueneme exhibit, more than a year in the making. Port representatives, City officials, Museum volunteers and exhibit professionals gathered on the Museum’s upper read more

|February 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Maritime Museum Debuts New Port Exhibit
Port Hueneme

Port Hosts Mexican Economic Development Officer

At the Port of Hueneme Board Meeting of Monday, February 9, 2015, Board President Jess Herrera welcomed Senor Humberto Carlo Bonfante Olachethe, Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Development for the state of Baja California to the Port. Headquartered in Mexicali Baja California the Ministry promotes economic and cultural initiatives to strengthen the read more

|February 12th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Port Hosts Mexican Economic Development Officer
portstrife

Citrus shipment cheers Port of Hueneme commissioners

By Anne Kallas

PORT HUENEME, Calif. – The Oxnard Harbor District commissioners on Monday lauded the first citrus export of oranges and lemons for Sunkist since the 1980s.

CEO and Port Director Kristin Decas said the shipment of fruit to Japan aboard the Solent Star is hoped to be a harbinger of more shipments to come. read more

|February 10th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Citrus shipment cheers Port of Hueneme commissioners
pbtimes

Costs add up for business, port as White House urges talks

By Marissa Wenzke

More than two dozen ports along the West Coast have faced delayed shipments and oftentimes major financial losses as a result of work stoppages initiated by the Pacific Maritime Association.

As U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez flew into San Francisco on Feb. 16 to assist in labor negotiations between West Coast port read more

|February 10th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Costs add up for business, port as White House urges talks