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Port of Hueneme

Hundreds Attend Port’s First Job Fair

400+ Job Seekers Line Up for Over 200 Local Jobs

On March 7, 2020, the Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District hosted its first-ever job fair last Saturday, offering 450 members of the local community the opportunity to apply for over 200 jobs.

Amanda Burwick, Placement Project Specialist for Oxnard College, came to the Job Fair offering read more

|March 9th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Hundreds Attend Port’s First Job Fair
Port of Hueneme

Coronavirus Update

PORT OF HUENEME BRIEFING FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Statement from Kristin Decas, CEO & Director, Port of Hueneme
March 26, 2020 – Click to view PDF of Kristin Decas’ statement, or read below.
There is no doubt, we are in uncharted waters. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many of our families and friends in the United States and read more

|March 4th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Coronavirus Update
California Ports Day

Ports Day Grabs Attention of Top State Leadership

The California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) hosted its 3rd Annual California Ports Day on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Sacramento, CA.

The two day event centered around Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address with briefings from several top leadership posts of the state. Representatives from California’s 11 public ports also met with legislators read more

|February 20th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Ports Day Grabs Attention of Top State Leadership
Celina Zacarias - Port of Huememe/Oxnard Harbor District

Oxnard Harbor District Commission Appoints Celina Zacarias to Harbor Commission

In a special meeting held on Monday, February 3, 2020, the Oxnard Harbor District Board of Commissioners appointed Celina Zacarias as Harbor Commissioner. Commissioner Zacarias will be filling the vacancy left by the passing of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez.

Ms. Zacarias brings a wealth of experience, community and business relationships. Her knowledge of the Port, read more

|February 6th, 2020|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Oxnard Harbor District Commission Appoints Celina Zacarias to Harbor Commission
Port of Hueneme

Port Leads Ventura County’s Green Economy

January 30, 2020 – The Port of Hueneme kicked off 2020 drawing the attention of Ventura County’s business leaders and environmental advocates earning the California Green Business Network Certification and the 2020 Outstanding Business Catalyst Award.

“What a great way to begin the New Year! Having both the business and environmental communities recognize the read more

|January 30th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Leads Ventura County’s Green Economy
Port of Hueneme

In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020

In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020

Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Dr. Manuel (Manny) Lopez leaves an outstanding legacy of leadership and public service.  Dr. Manuel Lopez served as Oxnard’s first Latino Mayor and engaged in multiple leadership positions for many organizations including: Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Board, Oxnard Community Relations Commission, City of Oxnard read more

|January 28th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020
Port of Hueneme

Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District

On Monday, January 13, the Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Ramirez to serve as Board President for 2020.

President Ramirez was first elected to the Board in 1992, having served five times before as Board President. Ramirez is no stranger to the operations of the read more

|January 16th, 2020|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District
The Teresa Brusco at the Port of Hueneme

Wave of the Future: Port Welcomes New Brusco Tug

Advanced Technology Brings Lower Emissions

January 2020 – Brusco Tug & Barge, Inc. has modernized its tug fleet at the Port of Hueneme by bringing aboard the “Teresa Brusco,” a state-of-the-art vessel that will dramatically lower vessel emissions and bring more power and ability to the tugs’ important ship-handling role on Port. Brusco’s investment strengthens read more

|January 2nd, 2020|Business, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Wave of the Future: Port Welcomes New Brusco Tug

The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue

The end-of-year 2019 review of Dock Talk is now online. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Message from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Women Lead the Way at the Port
US Officials Talk Commerce
State of the Port – Economy
Oxnard Chamber State of the Port read more

|December 30th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue
Port of Hueneme

Port Closes Out 2019 with 1.65 Million Cargo Tons & 2,201 New Jobs

VCCA sounds the alarm on lack of economic growth for rest of the County

December, 2019: Santa’s sleigh has been doubling as a boat this year, helping bring record cargo into the Port of Hueneme. The Port delivers another record breaking year for cargo, jobs, tax revenues, and economic impact. Cargo grew by 3.6% over read more

|December 12th, 2019|Business, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Closes Out 2019 with 1.65 Million Cargo Tons & 2,201 New Jobs