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Kristin Decas

Kristin Decas Named General Manager of the Year for Growing Cargo and Protecting the Environment

In February 2019, the Oxnard Harbor District/Port of Hueneme’s CEO & Port Director Kristin Decas was named General Manager of the Year by the Ventura County Special District Association. The Association has represented over 20 independently governed special districts located in Ventura County since 1974. Decas was among many nominated for the top award.

“I read more

|February 15th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Kristin Decas Named General Manager of the Year for Growing Cargo and Protecting the Environment

Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

In January 2019, the Port of Hueneme made history with the monumental signing of a major sister port agreement with Puerto Quetzal, the leading Guatemalan seaport, marking the first time a U.S. West Coast port executed such an agreement. The historic ceremony concludes the Port of Hueneme’s first ever trade mission to Guatemala, a read more

|January 24th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term

On January 14, 2019, the Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership on Monday evening, as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Herrera to serve as President for 2019.

President Herrera was first elected to the Board in 1994, and has been the longest consecutively serving Commissioner in Port history with 2019 as read more

|January 14th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term
Dock Talk - Year End Review 2018

The Port’s Dock Talk – Year End Review 2018

The last issue of Dock Talk for 2018 presents our Year End Review! (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Mary Anne Rooney, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Port Breaks Cargo Record
Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port
First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port
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|December 20th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – Year End Review 2018
Chiquita Container on Vessel

Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Not all gifts will be delivered by sleigh this year, some will come by way of vessel! On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, the Port of Hueneme concluded a three-month long effort to fill a shipping container with donated school supplies and goods to help children in need living in Guatemala. In partnership with the read more

|December 20th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala
Chiquita Container

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

November 2018: Chiquita sticks with Hueneme, signing a long-term contract with the Port. The new contract builds on their thriving business relationship which began in 2004.

Oxnard Harbor District President Mary Anne Rooney stated, “We are proud to have Chiquita continue to call Port of Hueneme home again as a customer for another eleven years. read more

|November 13th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme
Fill the Chiquita Container Challenge

Thanks for the Donations – Container Challenge 2018

Community members brought new and gently used clothing, shoes and supplies to the Port to help us fill a shipping container for adults and children in need in Guatemala. This is a collaboration between the Port, El Lustrador Foundation, Chiquita, and the #ILWU Local 46.

Thanks for the donations, and for the volunteer support in read more

|October 30th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Thanks for the Donations – Container Challenge 2018
Dock Talk Fall 2018 - Port of Hueneme

The Port’s Fall 2018 Dock Talk

The Fall 2018 issue of Dock Talk focuses on long lasting relationships at the Port.  (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Mary Anne Rooney, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Project Highlights: What’s in the Works at the Port?
Spotlight: ILWU Local #46: Janet Ritza and Warren Shelton
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|October 2nd, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Fall 2018 Dock Talk

Thousands Join in Celebration of the 7th Annual Port Banana Festival

On September 29, 2018, over 12,000 people, breaking attendance records, visited the Port on Saturday to celebrate its 7th Annual Banana Festival. The festival showcased the Port’s significant reach around the world in international commerce and highlighted the Port’s commitment to environmental stewardship and humanitarian work in Guatemala.

Traversing the festival grounds, visitors learned the read more

|September 29th, 2018|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Thousands Join in Celebration of the 7th Annual Port Banana Festival
2018 Annual Awards Program

Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award

Port of Hueneme, California, September 19, 2018 — The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) awarded the Port of Hueneme the high accolade “2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award” at this month’s annual AAPA Energy and Environment Seminar in Jersey City, NJ. The Port was selected for its development and execution of a comprehensive plan read more

|September 19th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award