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Port Releases 2017 Newsletter Issue 2

The 2017 Vol. 3, Issue 2 Dock Talk newsletter is here!

In this issue:

Port overview & updates from Jason Hodge, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Port overview & updates from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Customer Spotlight: Casey Dexter, Ports America
Port takes home the Greenest Port of the Year & Maritime Executive of the Year read more

|October 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Port Releases 2017 Newsletter Issue 2

Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Costa Rica

October 10, 2017 — The Port was able to partner with ENCOUNTER Bible Fellowship Church of Ventura, Del Monte Fresh Produce, ILWU, Ports America, and LAMA to bring supplies to the La Montana Christian Camps in Costa Rica. The collaboration between the partners was marked today at the Port during Del Monte’s vessel call read more

|October 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Costa Rica
Banana Fest Chalk Art

Port Goes Bananas at the 6th Annual Banana Festival

A Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of a Working Port

The Port brought in a record crowd of over 12,000 people at its annual community wide Banana Festival on September 30th.

“We were thrilled that so many people came to celebrate the strategic role the Port plays in global trade and the region’s economic vitality. It read more

|October 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Port Goes Bananas at the 6th Annual Banana Festival
Green Shipping Summit Awards

Port Takes Home Awards at the Green Shipping Summit USA

The Port’s cutting edge environmental programs and strategic implementation of eco-friendly action plans received high accolades at last Tuesday’s Green Shipping Summit held in Los Angeles, CA. The Port was honored with “The Greenest Port of the Year” award, and Port Director/CEO Kristin Decas received “Maritime Executive of the Year”.

Board President Jason Hodge celebrated read more

|September 15th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Takes Home Awards at the Green Shipping Summit USA
Kristin Decas

Kristin Decas selected as 2017 Top Port Director of the Year

Kristin Decas, Port Director & CEO of the Port of Hueneme in California, was selected as Top Port Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this read more

|August 9th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Kristin Decas selected as 2017 Top Port Director of the Year
Banana Festival

Save the Date: Banana Festival – September 30

Go bananas on the scenic grounds at the Port of Hueneme at the 6th Annual Banana Festival! Port of Hueneme Banana Festival Saturday September 30th, 10 am - 5 pm | Port of Hueneme
|July 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Save the Date: Banana Festival – September 30

Port Continues its Commitment to Environment

Starting this month, the Port of Hueneme will enter into a contract with local business New Millennium Mobile Auto Detailing for sustainable car wash services. In light of the Port’s recent Green Marine certification and commitment to our environment, this is an important step in keeping and enhancing our mission to support a healthy read more

|July 14th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Continues its Commitment to Environment

Port of Hueneme takes charge for fully funding retiree health benefits

Port of Hueneme takes charge and sets course for fully funding retiree health benefits
July 6, 2017 – Port Hueneme, CA – While public agencies struggle to meet budget demands, the Port of Hueneme is taking bold steps today, towards fully funding employee retirement benefits for the future.

The Port is adding a pre-funding element to their read more

|July 6th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme takes charge for fully funding retiree health benefits
Green Marine Certification

Port Earns Green Marine Certification

Port of Hueneme Becomes First Port in California to Earn Certification
June 26, 2017 – Port Hueneme, CA – Proving that economic vitality and environmental stewardship are not mutually exclusive, the Port of Hueneme earned its Green Marine Certification this month. As Hueneme is ranked in the top 11% of all U.S. Ports for general cargo read more

|June 27th, 2017|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Earns Green Marine Certification
MAST Attendees

Port of Hueneme Hosts MAST Expo

May 24th Event is Fourth Consecutive Innovation and Technology Expo
May 24, 2017 – Port Hueneme, CA – The Port of Hueneme hosted its fourth consecutive Maritime Advanced Systems and Technology Expo, an event that added an important highlight on Port clean air technologies. The initiative is designed to encourage entrepreneurs and innovators to use read more

|June 7th, 2017|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Hosts MAST Expo