Business

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

California’s top economic advisor, Lenny Mendonca, met with Port leadership and customers on November 15, 2019 to create greater economic opportunity in the region. Mendonca began his visit with a tour seeing Port operations firsthand including the shoreside power system enabling vessels to plug into electricity at berth, reducing air emissions by 87%.

Mendonca addressed read more

|November 18th, 2019|Business, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port
Kristin Decas

US Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce

International liaisons, logistic technology experts, local exporters, and trade officials convened on November 14, 2019 in a think-tank style consortium today at the Port of Hueneme. Focusing on how to grow businesses through utilizing technological advances in eCommerce and blockchain in new and emerging markets, participants interfaced with Embassy Attachés from Seoul, South Korea; read more

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Dock Talk - Fall 2019

The Port’s Dock Talk – Fall 2019 Issue

The fall issue of Dock Talk showcases the importance of youth and young adults in our community. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Project Highlights: What’s in the Works at the Port?
The Future of Us: Youth and Young read more

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Nancy Lindholm, President and CEO of the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce sharing her support of the Port’s job creation and growing together with the Port

State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber

OHD Board President Jess Herrera Speaks

Suggesting that the business community should be “mad as hell’ at the stagnant economic growth in the county, Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Herrera addressed the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce members on October 10, 2019 with a path forward for economic prosperity. Throughout his speech, Herrera referenced the read more

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Port Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting

Meeting High Standards for a 9th Consecutive Year

August 2019 – For the ninth consecutive year, the Port of Hueneme is being recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award highlights the Port’s FY2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which was carefully read more

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Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Innovators Come Together to Share Expertise in Maritime Technology

ANTX Coastal Trident Attendees Look to the Future of Security, Technology Collaboration

PORT OF HUENEME, July 31, 2019 – As a Navy team, donned in full hazmat gear, sprayed down a diver climbing out of a pool in a contamination simulation, and as a “DroneKiller” disabled a drone in midair, a special event was in read more

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Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Port Hosts Startup Weekend Ventura County – Fostering Innovation and Small Businesses

Local Students and Entrepreneurs Compete

PORT OF HUENEME, July 30, 2019 – Innovators from around the state descended on the Port to kick off Startup Weekend Ventura County 2019. Joined by State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Jason Hodge, over 70 creators spent three days innovating, collaborating, developing, and pitching their ideas read more

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First PLA Project in Port History Breaks Ground

Putting local people to work and creating green jobs

The final step in the Port’s South Terminal Modernization came to fruition on July 22, 2019. This groundbreaking ceremony for the Port’s cargo enhancement project was much more than a typical golden shovel event, it represented over 5 years of planning and execution to grow the read more

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Port Welcomes First Zero-Emission Crane

Clean Air, Green Jobs, and Zero-Emission Ship to Shore Delivery

July 9, 2019 – The Port of Hueneme joined stevedoring company Ports America on Saturday to welcome a zero-emission mobile harbor crane all the way from the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany. The new addition is the next step in the Port’s green initiatives. It will read more

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Port Remains Committed to Fiscal Responsibility

The Port Leads the Way in Pre-Funding OPEB Liabilities

June 12, 2019 – For the third year in a row, the Oxnard Harbor District’s Board of Commissioners voted to reduce the Port’s unfunded liability by funding another $500,000 to the District’s California Employers’ Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT) account for their fiscal year ending June 30, read more

|June 12th, 2019|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Remains Committed to Fiscal Responsibility