MAKE WAY: As Fishing Season is underway here in the Lower Columbia Region, please note the Make Way guidelines listed in the Pilotage Updates and Safety section of our website. By law, small vessels must give ships and barges room to safely pass. Maximum fine: $5,000. Boat Responsibly!
- HARBOR SAFETY PLAN: It's here! The 2016 Lower Columbia Region Harbor Safety Plan has been updated and is available for download! Update your copy today! Please see the sidebar to download your copy! We recommend all vessels traveling on our river system carry a copy of the plan on board.
- HARBOR SAFETY PLAN FLYER: Want to learn more about the Harbor Safety Plan? Click here for a copy of the Harbor Safety Plan flyer - an introduction the the Harbor Safety Plan.
This flyer is intended for distribution to the entire maritime community of the Lower Columbia Region.
- 2016 EXTENDED LOCK OUTAGE: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning an extensive lock-outage along the Columbia-Snake River System beginning in December 2016-March 2017. For further information, please visit the USACE website.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE NATIONAL HARBOR SAFETY COMMITTEE CONFERENCE!
21st Century Waterways: The Changing Tides of Harbor Safety
To view the presentations and the final program, please click here!