Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) year in review highlights some of the significant insights of 2022.


The Navy continued to partner with the Oxnard Harbor District through existing legal agreements to provide support of reducing port congestion and the national supply-chain shortage.

This was regarded as ‘outside the box thinking’ as commercial dry cargo had never landed on a Navy Wharf. Soon, FedEx joined the fight to land their first-ever seafaring cargo vehicle from Asia to Port Hueneme.

“This is the first U.S. Navy base I’ve ever been on,” said Udo Lange, President & CEO, FedEx Logistics. “Thanks to the innovative thinking and dedication from the FedEx Logistics, Navy, and Port of Hueneme teams, we are able to turn a challenge into an opportunity.”