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Port of Hueneme

Port Recognizes “Essential Volunteers” at 40th Food Distribution

On Saturday, October 24, the Port of Hueneme’s “Committed to Community” Drive hosted its 40th food distribution with a “Feeding the Frontline” volunteer appreciation touch. Commemorative plaques were distributed to volunteers who have supported this food and resource drive since the pandemic began.

“It is important that we recognize our true community heroes; from the read more

|October 26th, 2020|Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Recognizes “Essential Volunteers” at 40th Food Distribution
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Port Customers Shine Earning Blue Skies, Blue Whales Awards

August 5, 2020 – Protecting the whales and our local air quality is not only a top priority for the Port, but also its ocean carriers. Maersk, GLOVIS, K Line, and NYK Line all earned recognition for participating in this voluntary program. This vessel speed reduction initiative aims to cut air pollution and protect read more

|October 5th, 2020|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port Customers Shine Earning Blue Skies, Blue Whales Awards

Port and Partners Host 20th Farmworker Food Distribution in Port Hueneme

Feeding the Frontline Makes History Hosting its 20th Food Drive During COVID-19

June 29, 2020 – The Port of Hueneme and local community partners Clinicas Del Camino Real, Lujan Transport Inc., Port customer Del Monte and more, as part of the Feeding the Frontline, Feeding our Farmworkers effort, have hosted 20 food distributions across the read more

|June 29th, 2020|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port and Partners Host 20th Farmworker Food Distribution in Port Hueneme

Port Leadership Earns Regional Recognition – PCBT Awards for Herrera, Decas

June 22, 2020 – The Port’s longest serving Commissioner Jess Herrera was named recipient of the 2020 Latino Leadership Award by the Pacific Coast Business Times along with CEO & Port Director Kristin Decas named as a Top Woman in Business.

“It is an honor to receive this recognition. I want to thank Henry Dubroff read more

|June 22nd, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Leadership Earns Regional Recognition – PCBT Awards for Herrera, Decas

Banana Festival 2020 – Announcement

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are not holding our September Banana Festival.

We will get through this together – we are here with you and for you, and we’ll see you out in the community soon! For more information, contact the Port’s Community Outreach Manager: mrodriguez@portofh.org.

|June 12th, 2020|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Banana Festival 2020 – Announcement
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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

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