Business

Port Secures First Marine Highway 5 Shipping Route Designation

Relieving Highway Congestion & Reducing Emissions

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January 12, 2021 – The Port’s SEA LINC Project (Spurring Economic Advantages with Logistical Investments for New Connectivity) was recently awarded official designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation, marking the first time a project has been designated in Southern California since the inception of the American read more

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Ceres Makes Its Mark at The Port of Hueneme with Two New Hybrid Cranes

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January 11, 2021 – Over the holiday season, the Port was in full swing preparing for two new hybrid mobile harbor cranes. Their arrival on Saturday marks another step toward further reducing emissions and greening cargo operations at “The Greenest Port in the U.S.”. These new cranes will help speed the delivery read more

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Port Caps Off 2020 with Big Legislative Win

Secures Historic Funding for the Region

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December 31, 2020 – As most eyes were focused on the coronavirus relief package this past week, ports all across America were waiting for President Trump to sign the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). Included in the Act were provisions ensuring more funding would start read more

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Port & City Partnership Reinvigorates Community Park Project

November 30, 2020 – The Port and City joined forces to replace crumbling bridge infrastructure at Bubbling Springs Park for the local community. The Port invested $22,000 to rebuild the Farmer’s Bridge with in-kind services from the City and volunteers from the NBVC Seabees.

“Since 2015, the Port has invested over $630,000 into the Community read more

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First on the West Coast: Port Secures Cold-Treatment Finishing On-Dock

November 12, 2020 — Known as the Banana Port of the West Coast, the Port of Hueneme can now add another title to their brand: the Peruvian blueberry pilot Port. Being the specialized reefer port of the U.S. West Coast, Hueneme has been able to receive completed cold-treated produce containers for years; however, they read more

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A Decade of Excellence

Port Wins 10th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

October 13, 2020 – For the tenth consecutive year, the Oxnard Harbor District, which owns 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 read more

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Port Customers Shine Earning Blue Skies, Blue Whales Awards

August 5, 2020 – Protecting the whales and our local air quality is not only a top priority for the Port, but also its ocean carriers. Maersk, GLOVIS, K Line, and NYK Line all earned recognition for participating in this voluntary program. This vessel speed reduction initiative aims to cut air pollution and protect read more

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Port of Hueneme Wins AAPA Communications Awards

July 2020 – Port of Hueneme was recognized by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) with two top Communications Awards! Awards of Excellence were awarded for the Port’s #CAPA Ports Day (Special Event) and for the Port’s COVID-19 Communications Response (Overall Campaign.) The Port’s magazine Dock Talk also received an Award of Merit.

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Port of Hueneme Lands $1.68M FEMA Grant

Funds for state-of-the art access controls & smart surveillance technology

July 9, 2020 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the Port of Hueneme has been awarded $1.68 million in the Port Security Grant Program FY20 Funding Cycle. Aimed to achieve the goal of a secure and resilient nation, the funding will aid the read more

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Port Leadership Earns Regional Recognition – PCBT Awards for Herrera, Decas

June 22, 2020 – The Port’s longest serving Commissioner Jess Herrera was named recipient of the 2020 Latino Leadership Award by the Pacific Coast Business Times along with CEO & Port Director Kristin Decas named as a Top Woman in Business.

“It is an honor to receive this recognition. I want to thank Henry Dubroff read more

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