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.

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News and Announcements

AMSEA Drill Conductor Course

  Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) is conducting another round of Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training.  Classes are scheduled for the following locations

  Crescent City, CA  October 2-3, 2014 - CANCELLED
  Eureka, CA  October 6-7, 2014 - CANCELLED
  Fort Bragg, CA  October 9-10, 2014 - Room available - please call.

These two day workshops meet U.S. Coast Guard requirements for commercial fishing vessels.  Cost is $195 per person.  Space is limited, please call 907-747-3287 or visit to register for the course.

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