Port of Hueneme

In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020

In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020

Oxnard Harbor District Commissioner Dr. Manuel (Manny) Lopez leaves an outstanding legacy of leadership and public service.  Dr. Manuel Lopez served as Oxnard’s first Latino Mayor and engaged in multiple leadership positions for many organizations including: Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Board, Oxnard Community Relations Commission, City of Oxnard read more

|January 28th, 2020|Business, Community, Events, News|Comments Off on In Fond Memory of Commissioner Dr. Manuel Lopez, June 1, 1927 – January 27, 2020
Port of Hueneme

Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District

On Monday, January 13, the Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Ramirez to serve as Board President for 2020.

President Ramirez was first elected to the Board in 1992, having served five times before as Board President. Ramirez is no stranger to the operations of the read more

|January 16th, 2020|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Retired Longshoreman Jess Ramirez Becomes President of the Oxnard Harbor District
The Teresa Brusco at the Port of Hueneme

Wave of the Future: Port Welcomes New Brusco Tug

Advanced Technology Brings Lower Emissions

January 2020 – Brusco Tug & Barge, Inc. has modernized its tug fleet at the Port of Hueneme by bringing aboard the “Teresa Brusco,” a state-of-the-art vessel that will dramatically lower vessel emissions and bring more power and ability to the tugs’ important ship-handling role on Port. Brusco’s investment strengthens read more

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The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue

The end-of-year 2019 review of Dock Talk is now online. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Message from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Women Lead the Way at the Port
US Officials Talk Commerce
State of the Port – Economy
Oxnard Chamber State of the Port read more

|December 30th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – End of 2019 Issue
Port of Hueneme

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

California’s top economic advisor, Lenny Mendonca, met with Port leadership and customers on November 15, 2019 to create greater economic opportunity in the region. Mendonca began his visit with a tour seeing Port operations firsthand including the shoreside power system enabling vessels to plug into electricity at berth, reducing air emissions by 87%.

Mendonca addressed read more

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Kristin Decas

US Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce

International liaisons, logistic technology experts, local exporters, and trade officials convened on November 14, 2019 in a think-tank style consortium today at the Port of Hueneme. Focusing on how to grow businesses through utilizing technological advances in eCommerce and blockchain in new and emerging markets, participants interfaced with Embassy Attachés from Seoul, South Korea; read more

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Dock Talk - Fall 2019

The Port’s Dock Talk – Fall 2019 Issue

The fall issue of Dock Talk showcases the importance of youth and young adults in our community. (Download as PDF)

In this issue:

Message from Jess Herrera, President, Board of Harbor Commissioners
Welcome from Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director
Project Highlights: What’s in the Works at the Port?
The Future of Us: Youth and Young read more

|November 7th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on The Port’s Dock Talk – Fall 2019 Issue
Nancy Lindholm, President and CEO of the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce sharing her support of the Port’s job creation and growing together with the Port

State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber

OHD Board President Jess Herrera Speaks

Suggesting that the business community should be “mad as hell’ at the stagnant economic growth in the county, Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Herrera addressed the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce members on October 10, 2019 with a path forward for economic prosperity. Throughout his speech, Herrera referenced the read more

|October 15th, 2019|Business, Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber

Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

Hosts Clean Air Day & Unveils First Air Monitors for South Oxnard

A resounding 91,000 people took the pledge thanks to the Port of Hueneme bringing Clean Air Day to Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as the founding host. The Port of Hueneme spent this summer rallying with various public agencies and nonprofits to bring read more

|October 3rd, 2019|Community, Events, News|Comments Off on Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Yellow banana wigs, boat rides, sounds of a tropical steel drum band and perfect late summer weather got the party started at the Port for the 8th Annual Banana Festival on September 28, 2019! Welcoming over 12,000 people inside the Port, Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “The Port of Hueneme has always read more

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