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NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage at the Port of Hueneme

NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage

Delivering approximately 900 new Subaru automobiles, the Monoceros Leader completed its maiden voyage from Japan to the west coast of the United States on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. At 200 meters long and 12 stories tall, the vessel has the capacity to carry over 7,000 automobiles, making it one of the largest vessels to read more

|November 15th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage
Chiquita Container

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

November 2018: Chiquita sticks with Hueneme, signing a long-term contract with the Port. The new contract builds on their thriving business relationship which began in 2004.

Oxnard Harbor District President Mary Anne Rooney stated, “We are proud to have Chiquita continue to call Port of Hueneme home again as a customer for another eleven years. read more

|November 13th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

Port Breaks Cargo Record

Cargo imports and exports hit an all-time high at the Port of Hueneme for FY2018 with 1.6 million tons of cargo moving through the Port. This represents an 8.1% increase over last year’s performance of 1.48 million cargo tons. The previous cargo record was set in FY2015 with 1.56 million cargo tons.

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|October 24th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Breaks Cargo Record

First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port

The Port of Hueneme welcomed its first shipment of Subaru automobiles imported from Japan in mid-October, 2018. The Port’s customer, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WWS), secured the new automobile brand coming to Hueneme as part of the organic growth happening within the industry. “WWS has been a long-time customer of the Port, and we will read more

|October 22nd, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port
California Climate Investments

Port Awarded $3 Million to Launch Zero Emission Ship-to-Shore Freight Project

Port of Hueneme, California, October 2, 2018 — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has awarded $3 million to the Port of Hueneme to fund their ship to shore zero emission energy project. This project was a part of a joint application with the Port of Los Angeles for the statewide Zero- and Near Zero- Emission read more

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2018 Annual Awards Program

Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award

Port of Hueneme, California, September 19, 2018 — The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) awarded the Port of Hueneme the high accolade “2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award” at this month’s annual AAPA Energy and Environment Seminar in Jersey City, NJ. The Port was selected for its development and execution of a comprehensive plan read more

|September 19th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award
A regional agency tests an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the Port of Hueneme’s dive tank as part of the MAST program.

Port Awarded $360,000 Of Port Security Grant Program Funding

Port of Hueneme, California, September 13, 2018 — The Port of Hueneme was recently awarded $360,000 of Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) funding through the Department of Homeland Security, an increase over the last three years. Since 2015, the Port has received over $1.24 million in federal PSGP funding. As Mary Anne Rooney, President read more

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Green Marine Certification

Port Receives Green Marine Recertification

August 2018 — The Port of Hueneme recently completed the annual recertification process to maintain their Green Marine certification, reporting even greener scores than last year. This comes one year after the Port made history as the first port in the state to earn the certification. The Port of Hueneme remains the only in read more

|August 6th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port Receives Green Marine Recertification

Port Earns National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Eighth Consecutive Year

The Port was notified in June 2018 that it would again be receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This makes the eighth consecutive year the Port has been recognized. This certificate is awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the recipients having read more

|June 28th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Earns National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Eighth Consecutive Year

Port of Hueneme prioritizes fiscal responsibility by pre-funding retiree health benefits

June 12, 2018 – The Port of Hueneme continues to reduce unfunded liability by contributing another $500,000 to the Oxnard Harbor District’s account with the California Employers’ Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT). This money is in addition to the $500,000 pre-funded last July.

“This pre-funding is a result of the fiscal prudency exercised by the Port read more

|June 12th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme prioritizes fiscal responsibility by pre-funding retiree health benefits