November 12, 2020 — Known as the Banana Port of the West Coast, the Port of Hueneme can now add another title to their brand: the Peruvian blueberry pilot Port. Being the specialized reefer port of the U.S. West Coast, Hueneme has been able to receive completed cold-treated produce containers for years; however, they read more
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
Port Wins 10th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
October 13, 2020 – For the tenth consecutive year, the Oxnard Harbor District, which owns the Port of Hueneme, is being recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award highlights the read more
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
July 2020 – Port of Hueneme was recognized by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) with two top Communications Awards! Awards of Excellence were awarded for the Port’s #CAPA Ports Day (Special Event) and for the Port’s COVID-19 Communications Response (Overall Campaign.) The Port’s magazine Dock Talk also received an Award of Merit.
Funds for state-of-the art access controls & smart surveillance technology
July 9, 2020 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the Port of Hueneme has been awarded $1.68 million in the Port Security Grant Program FY20 Funding Cycle. Aimed to achieve the goal of a secure and resilient nation, the funding will aid the read more
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 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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