The Port of Hueneme caps off a week of focus on California’s Ports with a groundbreaking for their newest project, deepening the harbor an additional five feet. The project is largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Port Celebrates California Ports Day with Deepening Project Groundbreaking

Championing Social Justice and Environmental Leadership

The Port of Hueneme capped off a week of focus on California’s ports in February 2019 with a groundbreaking for their newest project, deepening the harbor an additional five feet. The project is largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. read more

|February 22nd, 2019|Business, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Celebrates California Ports Day with Deepening Project Groundbreaking
Kristin Decas

Kristin Decas Named General Manager of the Year for Growing Cargo and Protecting the Environment

In February 2019, the Oxnard Harbor District/Port of Hueneme’s CEO & Port Director Kristin Decas was named General Manager of the Year by the Ventura County Special District Association. The Association has represented over 20 independently governed special districts located in Ventura County since 1974. Decas was among many nominated for the top award.

“I read more

|February 15th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Kristin Decas Named General Manager of the Year for Growing Cargo and Protecting the Environment

Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

In January 2019, the Port of Hueneme made history with the monumental signing of a major sister port agreement with Puerto Quetzal, the leading Guatemalan seaport, marking the first time a U.S. West Coast port executed such an agreement. The historic ceremony concludes the Port of Hueneme’s first ever trade mission to Guatemala, a read more

|January 24th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

The Port of Hueneme-Oxnard Harbor District’s Bond Rating Upgraded From ‘BBB+’ to ‘A’

January 2019 – The Port of Hueneme, owned by the Oxnard Harbor District, was notified that years of responsible fiscal policy and strategic monetary planning has earned them an ‘A’ Credit Rating from the Standard and Poor (S & P) bond rating system.

“As an independent special district that does not rely on taxes read more

|January 17th, 2019|Business, News|Comments Off on The Port of Hueneme-Oxnard Harbor District’s Bond Rating Upgraded From ‘BBB+’ to ‘A’

Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term

On January 14, 2019, the Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership on Monday evening, as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Herrera to serve as President for 2019.

President Herrera was first elected to the Board in 1994, and has been the longest consecutively serving Commissioner in Port history with 2019 as read more

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Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme

Securing Jobs and Stability for the Local Workforce

January 7, 2019 — Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WWO) joins BMW North America (BMW) and GLOVIS America (GLOVIS) to secure their presence at the Port of Hueneme with long-term contracts.

Representing over half of the Port’s cargo revenue, the automobiles being imported will reach more than 13 states. In addition, read more

|January 7th, 2019|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme
Dock Talk - Year End Review 2018

The Port’s Dock Talk – Year End Review 2018

The last issue of Dock Talk for 2018 presents our Year End Review! (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Mary Anne Rooney, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Port Breaks Cargo Record
Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port
First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port
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|December 20th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – Year End Review 2018
Chiquita Container on Vessel

Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Not all gifts will be delivered by sleigh this year, some will come by way of vessel! On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, the Port of Hueneme concluded a three-month long effort to fill a shipping container with donated school supplies and goods to help children in need living in Guatemala. In partnership with the read more

|December 20th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Port Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala
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