The Port At Work

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

|November 12th, 2020|Business, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on First on the West Coast: Port Secures Cold-Treatment Finishing On-Dock
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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

|October 26th, 2020|Community, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Recognizes “Essential Volunteers” at 40th Food Distribution
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A Decade of Excellence

Port Wins 10th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

October 13, 2020 – For the tenth consecutive year, the Oxnard Harbor District, which owns 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 read more

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Port of Hueneme Lands $1.68M FEMA Grant

Funds for state-of-the art access controls & smart surveillance technology

July 9, 2020 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the Port of Hueneme has been awarded $1.68 million in the Port Security Grant Program FY20 Funding Cycle. Aimed to achieve the goal of a secure and resilient nation, the funding will aid the read more

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Port Family Fights through COVID-19, Braces for Cancelled Sailings

May 6, 2020 – Just as in person auto sales resume, the Port’s largest customers brace for an approximate 90% reduction in cargo over the next two months. Automobiles, the Port’s largest revenue generating commodity, will see reductions as manufacturers from Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, South Korea, and Japan have been closed during most read more

|May 8th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port Family Fights through COVID-19, Braces for Cancelled Sailings

Port Releases Latest Environmental Ratings on Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020: The Port of Hueneme kicked off the 50th Annual Earth Day with a digital celebration, reaffirming their commitment to environmental sustainability and sharing the results of its Green Marine Certification assessment.

“The Port is leading the way forward into a green economy,” said Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Ramirez. “Our commitment read more

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Port Feeds Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

Farmworkers, Healthcare Professionals, and Longshoremen
April 21, 2020 – The Port is working to keep local restaurants afloat and essentials workers fed during the COVID-19 crisis. The efforts began with the Port’s “lunch for longshoremen” program a few weeks ago, a program that provides meal vouchers to various local restaurants which are frequented by longshoremen read more

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PORT OF HUENEME BRIEFING FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Ventura County Public Health Orders
October 7, 2020 – Effective October 6, 2020, Ventura County went from Purple to Red COVID Tier, loosening some restrictions for many local businesses and services.

“The County of Ventura has been placed in Tier 2 of the State’s health order system, which allows read more

|March 26th, 2020|Business, Community, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on
Job Fair - Port of Hueneme - March 7, 2020

Job Fair Offers A Wide Range of Employment Opportunities

The Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District will be hosting a Job Fair on March 7th, 2020. The Fair will feature over 100 jobs being offered by the Port as well as participating community partners. More information can be found at www.portofh.org/jobs.

The Port, with partnering agencies including County of Ventura, Ventura County Fire, City of read more

|February 25th, 2020|News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Job Fair Offers A Wide Range of Employment Opportunities
California Ports Day

Ports Day Grabs Attention of Top State Leadership

The California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) hosted its 3rd Annual California Ports Day on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Sacramento, CA.

The two day event centered around Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address with briefings from several top leadership posts of the state. Representatives from California’s 11 public ports also met with legislators read more

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