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Port Strengthens Trade with Top Partner Mexico – Delegation Visits the Port

PORT HUENEME, CALIFORNIA, February 24, 2021 – A delegation of Mexico’s top trade representatives visited the Port of Hueneme on Wednesday to strengthen their longstanding trading partnership. Led by Mr. Roberto Velasco Alvarez, Director General for North America and acting Undersecretary for North America at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the delegation was welcomed read more

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California Ports Day 2021

Today is California Ports Day!
February 17, 2021 • #PortsDay21
Join the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) and celebrate our California Ports!

DID YOU KNOW…

During the COVID-19 pandemic, California Ports have met the moment by stepping up to play a critical role in our state’s response and recovery.
California ports are a major driver of read more

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Jason Hodge Takes the Helm as President of the Oxnard Harbor District

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January 25, 2021 – The Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership last week as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jason T. Hodge to serve as Board President for 2021, marking the 3rd time he has been elected to lead the District.

President Hodge was first elected to the Board in 2010, read more

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Port Secures First Marine Highway 5 Shipping Route Designation

Relieving Highway Congestion & Reducing Emissions

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January 12, 2021 – The Port’s SEA LINC Project (Spurring Economic Advantages with Logistical Investments for New Connectivity) was recently awarded official designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation, marking the first time a project has been designated in Southern California since the inception of the American read more

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Ceres Makes Its Mark at The Port of Hueneme with Two New Hybrid Cranes

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January 11, 2021 – Over the holiday season, the Port was in full swing preparing for two new hybrid mobile harbor cranes. Their arrival on Saturday marks another step toward further reducing emissions and greening cargo operations at “The Greenest Port in the U.S.”. These new cranes will help speed the delivery read more

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Port Caps Off 2020 with Big Legislative Win

Secures Historic Funding for the Region

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December 31, 2020 – As most eyes were focused on the coronavirus relief package this past week, ports all across America were waiting for President Trump to sign the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). Included in the Act were provisions ensuring more funding would start read more

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Port & City Partnership Reinvigorates Community Park Project

November 30, 2020 – The Port and City joined forces to replace crumbling bridge infrastructure at Bubbling Springs Park for the local community. The Port invested $22,000 to rebuild the Farmer’s Bridge with in-kind services from the City and volunteers from the NBVC Seabees.

“Since 2015, the Port has invested over $630,000 into the Community read more

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First on the West Coast: Port Secures Cold-Treatment Finishing On-Dock

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

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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

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A Decade of Excellence

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

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