Business

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

|April 16th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Community Hosts Blood Drive for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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 BRIEFING FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Ventura County Public Health Orders
October 7, 2020 – Effective October 6, 2020, Ventura County went from Purple to Red COVID Tier, loosening some restrictions for many local businesses and services.

“The County of Ventura has been placed in Tier 2 of the State’s health order system, which allows read more

|March 26th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on
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
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
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