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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
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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

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The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue

The end-of-year 2019 review of Dock Talk is now online. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Message from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Women Lead the Way at the Port
US Officials Talk Commerce
State of the Port – Economy
Oxnard Chamber State of the Port read more

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Dock Talk - Fall 2019

The Port’s Dock Talk – Fall 2019 Issue

The fall issue of Dock Talk showcases the importance of youth and young adults in our community. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Project Highlights: What’s in the Works at the Port?
The Future of Us: Youth and Young read more

|November 7th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – Fall 2019 Issue
Nancy Lindholm, President and CEO of the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce sharing her support of the Port’s job creation and growing together with the Port

State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber

OHD Board President Jess Herrera Speaks

Suggesting that the business community should be “mad as hell’ at the stagnant economic growth in the county, Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Herrera addressed the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce members on October 10, 2019 with a path forward for economic prosperity. Throughout his speech, Herrera referenced the read more

|October 15th, 2019|Business, Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber

Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

Hosts Clean Air Day & Unveils First Air Monitors for South Oxnard

A resounding 91,000 people took the pledge thanks to the Port of Hueneme bringing Clean Air Day to Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as the founding host. The Port of Hueneme spent this summer rallying with various public agencies and nonprofits to bring read more

|October 3rd, 2019|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Yellow banana wigs, boat rides, sounds of a tropical steel drum band and perfect late summer weather got the party started at the Port for the 8th Annual Banana Festival on September 28, 2019! Welcoming over 12,000 people inside the Port, Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “The Port of Hueneme has always read more

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Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Innovators Come Together to Share Expertise in Maritime Technology

ANTX Coastal Trident Attendees Look to the Future of Security, Technology Collaboration

PORT OF HUENEME, July 31, 2019 – As a Navy team, donned in full hazmat gear, sprayed down a diver climbing out of a pool in a contamination simulation, and as a “DroneKiller” disabled a drone in midair, a special event was in read more

|August 1st, 2019|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Innovators Come Together to Share Expertise in Maritime Technology
Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Port Hosts Startup Weekend Ventura County – Fostering Innovation and Small Businesses

Local Students and Entrepreneurs Compete

PORT OF HUENEME, July 30, 2019 – Innovators from around the state descended on the Port to kick off Startup Weekend Ventura County 2019. Joined by State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Jason Hodge, over 70 creators spent three days innovating, collaborating, developing, and pitching their ideas read more

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First PLA Project in Port History Breaks Ground

Putting local people to work and creating green jobs

The final step in the Port’s South Terminal Modernization came to fruition on July 22, 2019. This groundbreaking ceremony for the Port’s cargo enhancement project was much more than a typical golden shovel event, it represented over 5 years of planning and execution to grow the read more

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