Skip to content

Business

Hundreds of Runners Participated in a Heart Pumping Race to the Finish During the First-Ever Port/City 5K

Local runners enjoyed sun and fun at the inaugural “Run for Your Heart” 5K Race
Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA – February 29, 2024] – In a strong spirit of partnership and heart for the community, the City of Port Hueneme, and the Port of Hueneme celebrated Heart Health Awareness Month by hosting a “Run read more

|February 29th, 2024|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Hundreds of Runners Participated in a Heart Pumping Race to the Finish During the First-Ever Port/City 5K

Two California State Dignitaries Create A Big Splash During First Visit to The Port of Hueneme

Chair of Select Committee on Ports & Goods Movement and GO-Biz Director Tour Port of Hueneme
Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA – February 5, 2024] – The Port of Hueneme welcomed two distinguished visitors, Dee Dee Myers, the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), and Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Chair read more

|February 5th, 2024|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Two California State Dignitaries Create A Big Splash During First Visit to The Port of Hueneme

Port of Hueneme, Labor and Community Leaders Join Forces in “Powerwall” Response to Infrastructure Emergency

Unprecedented December storm damaged Shoreside Power System at the
Port of Hueneme, causing more than $30M in damages
Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA – Jan. 22, 2024] –

The Port of Hueneme, the pioneering West Coast Port in adopting Shoreside Power for cargo vessels, faced substantial setbacks following severe damage to its Shoreside Power System during an read more

|January 22nd, 2024|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme, Labor and Community Leaders Join Forces in “Powerwall” Response to Infrastructure Emergency

Celina Zacarias Elected as 1st Latina Woman to Serve as President of the Oxnard Harbor District, 2024-2025

Oxnard Harbor District Commissioners unanimously elect Celina Zacarias as Board President
Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA – Jan. 18, 2024] – On January 16, 2024, the Oxnard Harbor District elected Celina Zacarias as the President of the Board of Harbor Commissioners. Zacarias will be the first Latina woman to hold this top post and brings read more

|January 18th, 2024|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Celina Zacarias Elected as 1st Latina Woman to Serve as President of the Oxnard Harbor District, 2024-2025

Port of Hueneme Ends Year with Big Splash in the Community!

5,000 lbs. of Masa for Tamales, toys, and bananas distributed to two local communities!
Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA – Jan. 2, 2024] – For the past two weekends, the Port of Hueneme alongside local collaborative groups such as; Ser Humano partnered with Nyeland Promise and the Southwinds Community Council to co-host their first annual read more

|January 2nd, 2024|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Ends Year with Big Splash in the Community!

Dock Talk Year End Newsletter 2023

The Dock Talk 2023 Year End Newsletter is now online. (Download as PDF)

(CLICK TO VIEW DIGITAL COPY)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Message from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
FIRST Robotics Competition Brings the Excitement of Sport and Rigor of Science and Tech to the Port of read more

|December 20th, 2023|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Dock Talk Year End Newsletter 2023

Port of Hueneme Receives Grant to Build the First in the US Port Auto Parking Structure

Download Press Release

[PORT HUENEME, CA – November 28, 2023] – Earlier this month, the Port of Hueneme was awarded a $2 million federal grant for planning activities related to a parking structure that will serve as the transfer point between ocean-going vessels and the rail or trucks being used to transport automobiles off port. read more

|December 1st, 2023|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Receives Grant to Build the First in the US Port Auto Parking Structure

Port of Hueneme’s Consecutive Wins Represents the Ability to Reach Highest Standards in Government Finance Reporting

For 13th Consecutive Year the Port is Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Download Press Release

[PORT HUENEME, CA – November 9, 2023] – The recognition streak continues for the 13th consecutive year! The Oxnard Harbor District was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) read more

|November 9th, 2023|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme’s Consecutive Wins Represents the Ability to Reach Highest Standards in Government Finance Reporting

Going Bananas at the Port of Hueneme’s 10th Annual Port Festival

September 30, 2023

Download Press Release

[Port Hueneme, CA] — Yellow banana wigs, boat rides, sounds of a tropical steel drum band and perfect late summer weather got the party started at the Port for the 10th Annual Banana Festival! Welcoming people inside the Port, Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “The Banana Festival is read more

|September 30th, 2023|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Going Bananas at the Port of Hueneme’s 10th Annual Port Festival

Anchored in Preparedness: Port of Hueneme Hosts Multi-Agency Emergency Trainings

September 21, 2023

Download press release

[Port Hueneme, CA] — The Port of Hueneme is working with local fire departments on various training exercises to better prepare for a variety of emergency situations.

 

This week, crews from Ventura County, Oxnard and the Naval Base fire departments boarded the Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WW) car carrier vessel Oberon. This exercise read more

|September 21st, 2023|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Anchored in Preparedness: Port of Hueneme Hosts Multi-Agency Emergency Trainings