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: email@example.com.
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
May 6, 2020 – Just as in person auto sales resume, the Port’s largest customers brace for an approximate 90% reduction in cargo over the next two months. Automobiles, the Port’s largest revenue generating commodity, will see reductions as manufacturers from Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, South Korea, and Japan have been closed during most read more
April 22, 2020: The Port of Hueneme kicked off the 50th Annual Earth Day with a digital celebration, reaffirming their commitment to environmental sustainability and sharing the results of its Green Marine Certification assessment.
“The Port is leading the way forward into a green economy,” said Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Ramirez. “Our commitment read more
Farmworkers, Healthcare Professionals, and Longshoremen
April 21, 2020 – The Port is working to keep local restaurants afloat and essentials workers fed during the COVID-19 crisis. The efforts began with the Port’s “lunch for longshoremen” program a few weeks ago, a program that provides meal vouchers to various local restaurants which are frequented by longshoremen read more
As the Port continues moving cargo to stock the shelves at grocery stores throughout California and 15 western states, waterfront workers went above and beyond the call by hosting a blood drive at the Port of Hueneme on April 16, 2020.
“Our Port family answered the call, with longshoreman and stevedores coming together to donate read more