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
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
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
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
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
Port of Hueneme, California, September 13, 2018 — The Port of Hueneme was recently awarded $360,000 of Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) funding through the Department of Homeland Security, an increase over the last three years. Since 2015, the Port has received over $1.24 million in federal PSGP funding. As Mary Anne Rooney, President read more
August 2018 — The Port of Hueneme recently completed the annual recertification process to maintain their Green Marine certification, reporting even greener scores than last year. This comes one year after the Port made history as the first port in the state to earn the certification. The Port of Hueneme remains the only in read more
On July 18, 2018, the Port of Hueneme welcomed two rails cars worth of new eco-friendly pilings for their new harbor deepening project set to begin late this summer. The new pilings come to the Port onboard its own rail, and entered on the South Spur at the Sunkist Lot.
As the pilings are impervious read more
The Port was notified in June 2018 that it would again be receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This makes the eighth consecutive year the Port has been recognized. This certificate is awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the recipients having read more
June 12, 2018 – The Port of Hueneme continues to reduce unfunded liability by contributing another $500,000 to the Oxnard Harbor District’s account with the California Employers’ Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT). This money is in addition to the $500,000 pre-funded last July.
“This pre-funding is a result of the fiscal prudency exercised by the Port read more