67.175 – Application for New Vessel Determination

(a) When a vessel has been constructed entirely of new materials, no application for a new vessel determination need be made under this section. Application for initial documentation must be made in accordance with subpart K of this part.

(b) When parts of an existing vessel have been used in the construction of a vessel and the owner wants a determination that the resulting vessel is new in accordance with this part, the owner must file with the Director, National Vessel Documentation Center;
(1) A builder’s certification, as described in §67.99;
(2) A written statement describing the extent to which materials from the existing vessel were used in the construction and the extent to which those materials were torn down; and
(3) Accurate sketches or blueprints of the hull and superstructure which must identify, where practicable, components of the old vessel.

[CGD 89–007, CGD 89–007a, 58 FR 60266, Nov. 15, 1993; 58 FR 65131, Dec. 13, 1993, as amended by CGD 95–014, 60 FR 31605, June 15, 1995; USCG–1998–4442, 63 FR 52191, Sept. 30, 1998]