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 at 1:00 pm at the Port of Hueneme, 333 Ponoma Street, Port Hueneme, CA 93041.

Upcoming meetings:

  • February 6, 2020
  • May 7, 2020 – Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • August 20, 2020
  • November 5, 2020

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

  • 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)