Humboldt Harbor Safety Committee


The Harbor Safety Committee of the Humboldt Bay Area is responsible for planning for the safe navigation and operation of tank ships, tank barges, and all other vessels within our jurisdiction.

The Committee makes recommentations to the Administrator of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of Spill Prevention and Response and is established pursuant to Section 8670.23 of the Government Code and Title 14, California Code or Regulations Sections 800-802.

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News and Announcements


The Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), is accepting applications for membership on the Humboldt Bay Harbor Safety Committee.  The OSPR is seeking applications for the following postion:

Representative of :  Tribal/Nonprofit Environmental Protection Organizations

Qualified individuals who reside in the Humboldt Bay area are encouraged to apply.  A Harbor Safety Committee application can be obtained by clicking HERE.

All applications must be received no later than May 06, 2016.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Reuben Macaspac at e-mail address or by telephone at 916-324-0144.

Best Maritime Practices for Possible Mariner Action regarding Tsunamis

The Harbor Safety Committee of the Humboldt Bay Area along with the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services, the National Weather Service in Eureka and other agencies and partners have produced documents in regards to possible mariner action in the event of a distant source tsunami. These documents are relative only to the Humboldt Bay Area and are for distant source tsunamis only. For more information please click on the Tsunami tab at the top of the page.