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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

Donations Needed – Container Challenge 2018

Bring new or gently used clothing, shoes and supplies by December 15 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.

You can bring donations by the Port of Hueneme Admin Building Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm read more

|October 30th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Donations Needed – 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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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

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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
A regional agency tests an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the Port of Hueneme’s dive tank as part of the MAST program.

Port Awarded $360,000 Of Port Security Grant Program Funding

Port of Hueneme, California, September 13, 2018 — The Port of Hueneme was recently awarded $360,000 of Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) funding through the Department of Homeland Security, an increase over the last three years. Since 2015, the Port has received over $1.24 million in federal PSGP funding. As Mary Anne Rooney, President read more

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Green Marine Certification

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

The Port Welcomes Eco-Friendly Construction Supplies for the Harbor Deepening Project

On July 18, 2018, the Port of Hueneme welcomed two rails cars worth of new eco-friendly pilings for their new harbor deepening project set to begin late this summer. The new pilings come to the Port onboard its own rail, and entered on the South Spur at the Sunkist Lot.

As the pilings are impervious read more

|July 18th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port Welcomes Eco-Friendly Construction Supplies for the Harbor Deepening Project

Happy Earth Day 2018 – The Port Celebrates Its Diverse Ecosystem

The Port is proud to be a part of the unique ecosystem thriving in our local community. As a leader in environmental sustainable business practices for the region, the Port takes pride in being a good neighbor to all species who call Port Hueneme home. On any given day, onlookers can spot harbor seals read more

|April 23rd, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Happy Earth Day 2018 – The Port Celebrates Its Diverse Ecosystem

The Port of Hueneme gives back in partnership with Habitat for Humanity

The Port of Hueneme not only makes cargo move, they also take pride in giving back to the community. On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Port’s staff partnered with Habitat for Humanity in building six new homes in the La Colonia community of Oxnard. These new homes are a part of Habitat’s effort to read more

|April 17th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port of Hueneme gives back in partnership with Habitat for Humanity