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Job Fair - Port of Hueneme - March 7, 2020

Job Fair Offers A Wide Range of Employment Opportunities

The Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District will be hosting a Job Fair on March 7th, 2020. The Fair will feature over 100 jobs being offered by the Port as well as participating community partners. More information can be found at www.portofh.org/jobs.

The Port, with partnering agencies including County of Ventura, Ventura County Fire, City of read more

|February 25th, 2020|News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Job Fair Offers A Wide Range of Employment Opportunities
California Ports Day

Ports Day Grabs Attention of Top State Leadership

The California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) hosted its 3rd Annual California Ports Day on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Sacramento, CA.

The two day event centered around Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address with briefings from several top leadership posts of the state. Representatives from California’s 11 public ports also met with legislators read more

|February 20th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Ports Day Grabs Attention of Top State Leadership
Celina Zacarias - Port of Huememe/Oxnard Harbor District

Oxnard Harbor District Commission Appoints Celina Zacarias to Harbor Commission

In a special meeting held on Monday, February 3, 2020, the Oxnard Harbor District Board of Commissioners appointed Celina Zacarias as Harbor Commissioner. Commissioner Zacarias will be filling the vacancy left by the passing of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez.

Ms. Zacarias brings a wealth of experience, community and business relationships. Her knowledge of the Port, read more

|February 6th, 2020|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Oxnard Harbor District Commission Appoints Celina Zacarias to Harbor Commission
Port of Hueneme

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
Port of Hueneme

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

|January 28th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020
Port of Hueneme

Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District

On Monday, January 13, the Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Ramirez to serve as Board President for 2020.

President Ramirez was first elected to the Board in 1992, having served five times before as Board President. Ramirez is no stranger to the operations of the read more

|January 16th, 2020|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District
The Teresa Brusco at the Port of Hueneme

Wave of the Future: Port Welcomes New Brusco Tug

Advanced Technology Brings Lower Emissions

January 2020 – Brusco Tug & Barge, Inc. has modernized its tug fleet at the Port of Hueneme by bringing aboard the “Teresa Brusco,” a state-of-the-art vessel that will dramatically lower vessel emissions and bring more power and ability to the tugs’ important ship-handling role on Port. Brusco’s investment strengthens read more

|January 2nd, 2020|Business, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Wave of the Future: Port Welcomes New Brusco Tug

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

|December 30th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue
Port of Hueneme

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

California’s top economic advisor, Lenny Mendonca, met with Port leadership and customers on November 15, 2019 to create greater economic opportunity in the region. Mendonca began his visit with a tour seeing Port operations firsthand including the shoreside power system enabling vessels to plug into electricity at berth, reducing air emissions by 87%.

Mendonca addressed read more

|November 18th, 2019|Business, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port
Kristin Decas

US Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce

International liaisons, logistic technology experts, local exporters, and trade officials convened on November 14, 2019 in a think-tank style consortium today at the Port of Hueneme. Focusing on how to grow businesses through utilizing technological advances in eCommerce and blockchain in new and emerging markets, participants interfaced with Embassy Attachés from Seoul, South Korea; read more

|November 14th, 2019|Business, Events, News|Comments Off on US Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce