The Port At Work

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

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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

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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