The Port At Work

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

|August 12th, 2019|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting
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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 on July 22, 2019. This 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 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 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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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

|May 30th, 2019|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Adds 2,201 Local Jobs, Spurs Economic Growth for Ventura County

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
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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

Auto Import and Export

A high value commodity handled at the Port of Hueneme includes the import and export of automobiles and other rolling stock. Automobiles make up the greatest percentage of the District’s ocean freight operating revenue. The Oxnard Harbor District has contracts with three vehicle distribution companies for the handling of vehicles transiting the Port. These read more

California Fresh Port

The Port of Hueneme began 80 years ago with a mission to provide California’s central coast agricultural community with an ocean link to the global market. Located approximately sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County, it became known as “the Port the Farmers Built.”

In 1978 Del Monte Banana Company began a weekly service read more