Committed To The Safe Navigation Of The Port

The Committee is established pursuant to Section 8670.23 of the Government Code and Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Sections 800-802, and is responsible for planning for the safe navigation and operation of tank ships, tank barges, and other vessels within the harbor, and for making recommendations to the Administrator of the Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR).


The Port Hueneme Harbor Safety Committee is mandated by the California Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1990 (ACT). On October 8, 1991, the California Department of Fish and Game’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) officially appointed the committee and the committee’s first meeting was held November 18, 1991.

Quarterly Meetings

The Harbor Safety Committee hosts quarterly meetings.

Upcoming meetings:

  • May 3, 2018
  • August – Dark
  • November 1, 2018

Harbor Safety Plan

Harbor Safety Plan

Committee Members

Port of Hueneme Harbor Safety Committee

Harbor Safety Committee Vacancies

The Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), is accepting applications for membership on the Port Hueneme Harbor Safety Committee. The OSPR is seeking applicants for the following positions:

Representative of Fresh Produce Cargo Vessel Operators

Representative of Nonprofit Environmental Organizations

Designee of Port of Hueneme (Alternate)

Representative of Dry Cargo Vessel Operators

Representative of Tug or Tank Barge Operators

Representative of a Labor Organization involved with Operations of Vessels

Representative of Commercial Fishing Operators

Representative of Pleasure Boat Operators

Representative Marine Petroleum Operators

Refrigerated Cargo Vessel Operators (Alternate)

Qualified individuals who reside in the Port Hueneme area are encouraged to apply.

Please click here for APPLICATION INFORMATION.

All applications must be received by April 21, 2016. The OSPR intends to appoint the new members at the May 5, 2016 Harbor Safety Committee meeting.

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Auto Import and Export

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  • California Fresh Port

California Fresh Port

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