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.
The Harbor Safety Committee hosts quarterly meetings.
- May 3, 2018
- August – Dark
- November 1, 2018
Harbor Safety Plan
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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