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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

|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

|July 9th, 2020|Business, Events, News, The Port At Work|Comments Off on Port of Hueneme Lands $1.68M FEMA Grant
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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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