Port Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting

Meeting High Standards for a 9th Consecutive Year

August 2019 – For the ninth consecutive year, 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 Port’s FY2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which was carefully read more

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Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Innovators Come Together to Share Expertise in Maritime Technology

ANTX Coastal Trident Attendees Look to the Future of Security, Technology Collaboration

PORT OF HUENEME, July 31, 2019 – As a Navy team, donned in full hazmat gear, sprayed down a diver climbing out of a pool in a contamination simulation, and as a “DroneKiller” disabled a drone in midair, a special event was in read more

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Port of Hueneme: Committed to Community

Port Hosts Startup Weekend Ventura County – Fostering Innovation and Small Businesses

Local Students and Entrepreneurs Compete

PORT OF HUENEME, July 30, 2019 – Innovators from around the state descended on the Port to kick off Startup Weekend Ventura County 2019. Joined by State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Jason Hodge, over 70 creators spent three days innovating, collaborating, developing, and pitching their ideas read more

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First PLA Project in Port History Breaks Ground

Putting local people to work and creating green jobs

The final step in the Port’s South Terminal Modernization came to fruition today. Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Port’s cargo enhancement project was much more than a typical golden shovel event, it represented over 5 years of planning and execution to grow the Port’s capacity and read more

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Port Welcomes First Zero-Emission Crane

Clean Air, Green Jobs, and Zero-Emission Ship to Shore Delivery

July 9, 2019 – The Port of Hueneme joined stevedoring company Ports America on Saturday to welcome a zero-emission mobile harbor crane all the way from the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany. The new addition is the next step in the Port’s green initiatives. It will read more

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Port Hosts 13th Annual Coastal Trident – State’s Largest Security & Emergency Response Exercise

June 19, 2019 – Blasts, sirens blazing, helicopters circling above head, mock triage centers, simulated oil spills, and over 20 emergency and law enforcement agencies descended on the Port of Hueneme today for the state’s largest security and emergency response exercise – Coastal Trident.

“The Port’s Coastal Trident exercise is aimed to sharpen the collaborative read more

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Port Remains Committed to Fiscal Responsibility

The Port Leads the Way in Pre-Funding OPEB Liabilities

June 12, 2019 – For the third year in a row, the Oxnard Harbor District’s Board of Commissioners voted to reduce the Port’s unfunded liability by funding another $500,000 to the District’s California Employers’ Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT) account for their fiscal year ending June 30, read more

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Cam Spencer, Port Public and Government Relations Manager; Jess Herrera, Oxnard Harbor District President; Congresswoman Kathy Castor, Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Kristin Decas, Port Director and CEO; and Giles Pettifor; Port Environmental Manager pictured at the Port of Hueneme surround by green cargo handling equipment and green cargo

Port Hosts Congressional Roundtable on Climate Crisis with Congressmembers Julia Brownley & Kathy Castor

The Port of Hueneme welcomed Congresswoman Julia Brownley and Congresswoman Kathy Castor on Friday, May 31, 2019 for a roundtable discussion addressing the climate crisis. Brownley, recently appointed to the Congressional Select Committee on the Climate Crisis stated, “I was delighted to bring Chair Castor here to the Port of Hueneme as it is read more

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Port Adds 2,201 Local Jobs, Spurs Economic Growth for Ventura County

The Port of Hueneme leads Ventura County’s economic growth with 15,834 total jobs in 2018, an increase from 13,633 in 2015. In their newest economic study, the Port shows substantial increases in job creation, economic activity, tax revenue generated for local cities, and total economic activity.

Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “For over read more

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World Trade Week Event 2019

Port Goes Around the World for International Trade Week

Hosts 10 Countries, International Companies & Local Businesses

Trade consulates, multinational companies, and Ventura County’s local business community convened on May 21, 2019 to talk trade, tariffs and the new USMCA agreement at the Port of Hueneme.

Oxnard Harbor District President, Jess Herrera welcomed attendees stating, “Trade, it’s a beautiful thing. It drives economic growth, enhances read more

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