Commercial Harbor Craft Reporting

This page last reviewed June 5, 2014

Commercial Harbor Craft Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements:
Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation, effective January 1, 2009, includes requirements for both new and in-use diesel engines on commercial harbor craft  that operate in Regulated California Waters. Owners/operators are required to keep records for each vessel engine on the vessel or in a central dockside location beginning January 1, 2009, and submit an initial report to the Air Resources Board by February 28, 2009. Commercial harbor craft includes, but is not limited to, passenger ferries, excursion vessels, tugboats, ocean-going tugboats, towboats, push-boats, crew and supply vessels, work boats, pilot vessels, supply boats, fishing vessels, research vessels, hovercraft, emergency response harbor craft, and barge vessels that do not otherwise meet the definition of ocean-going vessels or recreational vessels. crewboat

Reporting Forms:
Reporting forms are available to assist commercial harbor craft owners and operators in complying with the reporting requirements of the Commercial Harbor Craft Regulation. All commercial harbor craft with diesel engines operating within California Regulated Waters must file an initial report by February 28, 2009. Read the letter to all California commercial harbor craft owners and operators.

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Submittal Instructions:

Reporting forms may be submitted either in hard copy or electronic format. 
To submit a hard copy report by mail:  To submit a report electronically via email: 
California Air Resources Board
Toxic and Transportation Division
Emissions Assessment Branch
Control Strategies Section, Harbor Craft
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, California 95812-2815

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Contact Information:

If you have any questions related to completing these forms, please contact one of the following:
Kirk Rosenkranz
Phone: 916.327.7843
Zhenlei Wang
Phone: 916.322.1049