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Port of Hueneme Celebrates California Ports Day with Deepening Project Groundbreaking

Port of Hueneme Celebrates California Ports Day with Deepening Project Groundbreaking

  Port of Hueneme, California, February 21, 2019 — The Port of Hueneme caps off a week of focus on California’s Ports with a groundbreaking for their newest project, deepening the harbor an additional five feet. The project is largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department […]

Oxnard Harbor District VP Jess Ramirez Retires from ILWU

Oxnard Harbor District VP Jess Ramirez Retires from ILWU

Last month, Oxnard Harbor District celebrated Vice President Jess Ramirez on the occasion of his retirement in December as a longshoreman at the Port of Hueneme after 51 years. Born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Jess immigrated to the United States with his family, graduating from Oxnard High School where he was a student activist and […]

The Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to School Children in Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

The Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to School Children in Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

The Port of Hueneme makes history today with the monumental signing of a major sister port agreement with Puerto Quetzal, the leading Guatemalan seaport, marking the first time a U.S. West Coast port executed such an agreement. The historic ceremony concludes the Port of Hueneme’s first ever trade mission to Guatemala, a mission celebrating mutual […]

Port of Hueneme Kicks Off 2019 Earning Top Tier Bond Rating

Port of Hueneme Kicks Off 2019 Earning Top Tier Bond Rating

Port of Hueneme, California, January 17, 2019 — The Port of Hueneme was notified that years of responsible fiscal policy and prioritizing strategic monetary planning have earned them an A Rating from the Standard and Poor (S & P) bond rating system. “As an independent special district that does not rely on taxes but on our […]

Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes the Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term

Commissioner Jess Herrera Takes the Helm as Oxnard Harbor District President in Historic 7th Term

 The Port of Hueneme welcomed new leadership on Monday evening, as the Board of Harbor Commissioners unanimously voted Jess Herrera to serve as President for 2019. President Herrera was first elected to the Board in 1994, and has been the longest consecutively serving Commissioner in Port history with 2019 as his 25th year of service. […]

Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme Securing Jobs and Stability for the Local Workforce

Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme Securing Jobs and Stability for the Local Workforce

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, the Port also exports globally multiple OEM brands manufactured in […]

Port of Hueneme Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Port of Hueneme Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Not all gifts will be delivered by sleigh this year, some will come by way of vessel! On Wednesday, the Port of Hueneme concluded a three-month long effort to fill a shipping container with donated school supplies and goods to help children in need living in Guatemala. In partnership with the ILWU Local 46, Chiquita, […]

NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage at the Port of Hueneme

NYK’s Monoceros Leader Celebrates Maiden Voyage at the Port of Hueneme

Port of Hueneme, California, November 15, 2018 — Delivering approximately 900 new Subaru automobiles, the Monoceros Leader completed its maiden voyage from Japan to the west coast of the United States on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. At 200 meters long and 12 stories tall, the vessel has the capacity to carry over 7,000 automobiles, making it […]

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

Chiquita Renews Contract with the Port of Hueneme

Port of Hueneme, California, November 13, 2018 — Chiquita sticks with Hueneme, signing a long-term contract with the Port. The new contract builds on their thriving business relationship which began in 2004. Oxnard Harbor District President Mary Anne Rooney stated, “We are proud to have Chiquita continue to call Port of Hueneme home again as a […]

Port of Hueneme | First Shipment of Subarus Arrive

Port of Hueneme | First Shipment of Subarus Arrive

The Port of Hueneme welcomed its first shipment of Subaru automobiles imported from Japan in mid-October, 2018. The Port’s customer, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WWS), secured the new automobile brand coming to Hueneme as part of the organic growth happening within the industry. “WWS has been a long-time customer of the Port, and we will continue […]

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