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

|January 14th, 2019|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term

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

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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
Chiquita Container

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

November 2018: Chiquita sticks with Hueneme, signing a long-term contract with the Port. The new contract builds on their thriving business relationship which began in 2004.

Oxnard Harbor District President Mary Anne Rooney stated, “We are proud to have Chiquita continue to call Port of Hueneme home again as a customer for another eleven years. read more

|November 13th, 2018|Business, Community, News|Comments Off on Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme
Fill the Chiquita Container Challenge

Thanks for the Donations – Container Challenge 2018

Community members brought new and gently used clothing, shoes and supplies to the Port to help us fill a shipping container for adults and children in need in Guatemala. This is a collaboration between the Port, El Lustrador Foundation, Chiquita, and the #ILWU Local 46.

Thanks for the donations, and for the volunteer support in read more

|October 30th, 2018|Community, News|Comments Off on Thanks for the Donations – Container Challenge 2018

Port Breaks Cargo Record

Cargo imports and exports hit an all-time high at the Port of Hueneme for FY2018 with 1.6 million tons of cargo moving through the Port. This represents an 8.1% increase over last year’s performance of 1.48 million cargo tons. The previous cargo record was set in FY2015 with 1.56 million cargo tons.

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|October 24th, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on Port Breaks Cargo Record

First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port

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

|October 22nd, 2018|Business, News|Comments Off on First Shipment of Subaru Automobiles Arrives at the Port