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Local Innovation Center Vaults to National Stage

May 2020 – Harnessing the power of partnership, Department of Navy’s workforce “super-connector” NavalX announced an expansion of its Tech Bridge initiative to Ventura County. Joining five other new Tech Bridge locations around the nation, the Ventura location will be housed at the Port of Hueneme.

“I applaud our Federal partners for joining with us read more

|May 20th, 2020|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Local Innovation Center Vaults to National Stage
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Port Family Fights through COVID-19, Braces for Cancelled Sailings

May 6, 2020 – Just as in person auto sales resume, the Port’s largest customers brace for an approximate 90% reduction in cargo over the next two months. Automobiles, the Port’s largest revenue generating commodity, will see reductions as manufacturers from Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, South Korea, and Japan have been closed during most read more

|May 8th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Family Fights through COVID-19, Braces for Cancelled Sailings

Port Releases Latest Environmental Ratings on Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020: The Port of Hueneme kicked off the 50th Annual Earth Day with a digital celebration, reaffirming their commitment to environmental sustainability and sharing the results of its Green Marine Certification assessment.

“The Port is leading the way forward into a green economy,” said Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Ramirez. “Our commitment read more

|April 22nd, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Releases Latest Environmental Ratings on Earth Day 2020

Port Feeds Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

Farmworkers, Healthcare Professionals, and Longshoremen
April 21, 2020 – The Port is working to keep local restaurants afloat and essentials workers fed during the COVID-19 crisis. The efforts began with the Port’s “lunch for longshoremen” program a few weeks ago, a program that provides meal vouchers to various local restaurants which are frequented by longshoremen read more

|April 21st, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Feeds Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

Port Community Hosts Blood Drive for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

As the Port continues moving cargo to stock the shelves at grocery stores throughout California and 15 western states, waterfront workers went above and beyond the call by hosting a blood drive at the Port of Hueneme on April 16, 2020.

“Our Port family answered the call, with longshoreman and stevedores coming together to donate read more

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Del Monte Rises Up to Feed Our Community

April 14, 2020 – Del Monte Fresh Produce (Del Monte), a top fresh fruit and produce customer at the Port of Hueneme, delivered a full truck load of fresh fruit to the City of Oxnard, helping those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

“The Port couldn’t be more proud to see our customers stepping up read more

|April 14th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Del Monte Rises Up to Feed Our Community
Port of Hueneme

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

PORT OF HUENEME BRIEFING FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
VC Public Health’s Local Order Update – Safely Reopening Ventura County
May 21, 2020 – On May 20, the Public Health Officer announced a new modified Stay Well VC Health Order to align with the State of California’s four-stage framework for reopening. The County of Ventura received approval from read more

|March 26th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
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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
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
Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Celina Zacarias

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