The Port At Work

History in the Making! Port Celebrates Completion of Deepening Project

Championing Social Justice and Environmental Leadership for a Sustainable Economy

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June 28, 2021 — Port of Hueneme made history celebrating the completion of its deepening project, a project in the works for over almost two decades. The Port can now proclaim a harbor depth of 40 feet. Joining Port officials was Colonel Julie read more

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Port Hosts Wheelchair Distribution for Local Disabled Veterans

40 wheelchairs distributed to veterans in need

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PORT OF HUENEME, JUNE 25, 2021 — The Port of Hueneme, in collaboration with 12 other organizations, sponsored and hosted a wheelchair distribution for veterans in need on Friday, June 25, at the Port’s administrative offices. These wheelchairs are part of a larger effort coordinated by read more

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: Port of Hueneme Board Demonstrates Fiscal Responsibility

Additional Contribution to Employee Retirement Trust Brings Total to $2.5M

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The Port of Hueneme continues to ensure financial stability and fiscal responsibility as the Board of Oxnard Harbor District Commissioners voted to fund 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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Del Monte Brings Green Vessels to Port of Hueneme

Commitment to Environment and Low Congestion Makes Port Thrive

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MARCH 19, 2021 – The Port of Hueneme welcomed the first of two cutting-edge, energy-efficient Del Monte vessels to the Port of Hueneme today. The ships’ arrival marks a new chapter in environmental partnership, continuing the Port’s mission to be the cleanest, greenest, most read more

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Jason Hodge Takes the Helm as President of the Oxnard Harbor District

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January 25, 2021 – The Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership last week as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jason T. Hodge to serve as Board President for 2021, marking the 3rd time he has been elected to lead the District.

President Hodge was first elected to the Board in 2010, read more

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Port Secures First Marine Highway 5 Shipping Route Designation

Relieving Highway Congestion & Reducing Emissions

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January 12, 2021 – The Port’s SEA LINC Project (Spurring Economic Advantages with Logistical Investments for New Connectivity) was recently awarded official designation by the U.S. Department of Transportation, marking the first time a project has been designated in Southern California since the inception of the American read more

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Ceres Makes Its Mark at The Port of Hueneme with Two New Hybrid Cranes

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January 11, 2021 – Over the holiday season, the Port was in full swing preparing for two new hybrid mobile harbor cranes. Their arrival on Saturday marks another step toward further reducing emissions and greening cargo operations at “The Greenest Port in the U.S.”. These new cranes will help speed the delivery read more

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Port Caps Off 2020 with Big Legislative Win

Secures Historic Funding for the Region

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December 31, 2020 – As most eyes were focused on the coronavirus relief package this past week, ports all across America were waiting for President Trump to sign the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). Included in the Act were provisions ensuring more funding would start read more

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First on the West Coast: Port Secures Cold-Treatment Finishing On-Dock

November 12, 2020 — Known as the Banana Port of the West Coast, the Port of Hueneme can now add another title to their brand: the Peruvian blueberry pilot Port. Being the specialized reefer port of the U.S. West Coast, Hueneme has been able to receive completed cold-treated produce containers for years; however, they read more

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Port Recognizes “Essential Volunteers” at 40th Food Distribution

On Saturday, October 24, the Port of Hueneme’s “Committed to Community” Drive hosted its 40th food distribution with a “Feeding the Frontline” volunteer appreciation touch. Commemorative plaques were distributed to volunteers who have supported this food and resource drive since the pandemic began.

“It is important that we recognize our true community heroes; from the read more

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