Tony Skinner

Port Signs First Ever Project Labor Agreement

On Monday night, December 10, 2018, the Oxnard Harbor District Board of Commissioners took a historic step in signing a Project Labor Agreement. The first of its kind in the Port’s 81-year history, the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) will ensure local labor for all Port projects estimated at or over $250,000. The PLA will read more

|December 12th, 2018|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Signs First Ever Project Labor Agreement
NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage at the Port of Hueneme

NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage

Delivering approximately 900 new Subaru automobiles, the Monoceros Leader completed its maiden voyage from Japan to the west coast of the United States on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. At 200 meters long and 12 stories tall, the vessel has the capacity to carry over 7,000 automobiles, making it one of the largest vessels to read more

|November 15th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage
Chiquita Container

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

November 2018: Chiquita sticks with Hueneme, signing a long-term contract with the Port. The new contract builds on their thriving business relationship which began in 2004.

Oxnard Harbor District President Mary Anne Rooney stated, “We are proud to have Chiquita continue to call Port of Hueneme home again as a customer for another eleven years. read more

|November 13th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme
Fill the Chiquita Container Challenge

Donations Needed – Container Challenge 2018

Bring new or gently used clothing, shoes and supplies by December 15 to help us fill a shipping container for adults and children in need in Guatemala. This is a collaboration between the Port, El Lustrador Foundation, Chiquita, and the #ILWU Local 46.

You can bring donations by the Port of Hueneme Admin Building Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm read more

|October 30th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Donations Needed – Container Challenge 2018

Port Breaks Cargo Record

Cargo imports and exports hit an all-time high at the Port of Hueneme for FY2018 with 1.6 million tons of cargo moving through the Port. This represents an 8.1% increase over last year’s performance of 1.48 million cargo tons. The previous cargo record was set in FY2015 with 1.56 million cargo tons.

Oxnard Harbor District read more

|October 24th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Breaks Cargo Record

First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port

The Port of Hueneme welcomed its first shipment of Subaru automobiles imported from Japan in mid-October, 2018. The Port’s customer, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WWS), secured the new automobile brand coming to Hueneme as part of the organic growth happening within the industry. “WWS has been a long-time customer of the Port, and we will read more

|October 22nd, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port
Dock Talk Fall 2018 - Port of Hueneme

The Port’s Fall 2018 Dock Talk

The Fall 2018 issue of Dock Talk focuses on long lasting relationships at the Port.  (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Mary Anne Rooney, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Project Highlights: What’s in the Works at the Port?
Spotlight: ILWU Local #46: Janet Ritza and Warren Shelton
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|October 2nd, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Fall 2018 Dock Talk
California Climate Investments

Port Awarded $3 Million to Launch Zero Emission Ship-to-Shore Freight Project

Port of Hueneme, California, October 2, 2018 — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has awarded $3 million to the Port of Hueneme to fund their ship to shore zero emission energy project. This project was a part of a joint application with the Port of Los Angeles for the statewide Zero- and Near Zero- Emission read more

|October 2nd, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Awarded $3 Million to Launch Zero Emission Ship-to-Shore Freight Project

Thousands Join in Celebration of the 7th Annual Port Banana Festival

On September 29, 2018, over 12,000 people, breaking attendance records, visited the Port on Saturday to celebrate its 7th Annual Banana Festival. The festival showcased the Port’s significant reach around the world in international commerce and highlighted the Port’s commitment to environmental stewardship and humanitarian work in Guatemala.

Traversing the festival grounds, visitors learned the read more

|September 29th, 2018|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Thousands Join in Celebration of the 7th Annual Port Banana Festival
2018 Annual Awards Program

Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award

Port of Hueneme, California, September 19, 2018 — The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) awarded the Port of Hueneme the high accolade “2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award” at this month’s annual AAPA Energy and Environment Seminar in Jersey City, NJ. The Port was selected for its development and execution of a comprehensive plan read more

|September 19th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Takes Home 2018 Comprehensive Environmental Management Award