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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
Port Joins State and Local Officials, Assemblymember Irwin and VCTC to Celebrate the Funding of the Rice Ave. Overpass Project on the Occasion of National Maritime Day

Port Joins State and Local Officials to Celebrate the Funding of the Rice Ave. Overpass Project

On May 22, 2018, Jacqui Irwin and state and local leaders convened to celebrate the new funding allocated to construct the Rice Avenue Grade Separation Overpass Project in Oxnard.

The Port gives major accolades to Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin for securing $70 million funding for this important project. “Last year, during transportation funding discussions, I read more

|May 22nd, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Joins State and Local Officials to Celebrate the Funding of the Rice Ave. Overpass Project

Port Breaks Ground on Intermodal Infrastructure Project

On May 11, joined by community members and project stakeholders, the Port of Hueneme celebrated the groundbreaking of the Terminal Paving Improvement phase of their Intermodal Infrastructure Project. The project is possible in large part thank to a $1.5 million of grant awarded from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA).

Congresswoman Julia Brownley.

Congresswoman Brownley read more

|May 11th, 2018|Business, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Breaks Ground on Intermodal Infrastructure Project
Green Shipping Summit Awards

Port Takes Home Awards at the Green Shipping Summit USA

The Port’s cutting edge environmental programs and strategic implementation of eco-friendly action plans received high accolades at last Tuesday’s Green Shipping Summit held in Los Angeles, CA. The Port was honored with “The Greenest Port of the Year” award, and Port Director/CEO Kristin Decas received “Maritime Executive of the Year”.

Board President Jason Hodge celebrated read more

|September 15th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Takes Home Awards at the Green Shipping Summit USA
Kristin Decas

Kristin Decas selected as 2017 Top Port Director of the Year

Kristin Decas, Port Director & CEO of the Port of Hueneme in California, was selected as Top Port Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this read more

|August 9th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Kristin Decas selected as 2017 Top Port Director of the Year

Port Continues its Commitment to Environment

Starting this month, the Port of Hueneme will enter into a contract with local business New Millennium Mobile Auto Detailing for sustainable car wash services. In light of the Port’s recent Green Marine certification and commitment to our environment, this is an important step in keeping and enhancing our mission to support a healthy read more

|July 14th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Continues its Commitment to Environment

Port of Hueneme takes charge for fully funding retiree health benefits

Port of Hueneme takes charge and sets course for fully funding retiree health benefits
July 6, 2017 – Port Hueneme, CA – While public agencies struggle to meet budget demands, the Port of Hueneme is taking bold steps today, towards fully funding employee retirement benefits for the future.

The Port is adding a pre-funding element to their read more

|July 6th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme takes charge for fully funding retiree health benefits
Green Marine Certification

Port Earns Green Marine Certification

Port of Hueneme Becomes First Port in California to Earn Certification
June 26, 2017 – Port Hueneme, CA – Proving that economic vitality and environmental stewardship are not mutually exclusive, the Port of Hueneme earned its Green Marine Certification this month. As Hueneme is ranked in the top 11% of all U.S. Ports for general cargo read more

|June 27th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Earns Green Marine Certification