vessel documentation

Vessel Documentation for a Foreign Vessel: the MARAD Waiver Explained

Did you recently come into possession of a foreign-built vessel and wish to use it for passenger operations in the United States? Are you worried about running afoul of The Jones Act? This can be tricky, as it can be against the rules. However, there are exceptions. That’s where the MARAD Waiver comes in. This…

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National Vessel Documentation Center, Certificate of Documentation

National Vessel Documentation Center Certificate of Documentation: Facts

Do you think you may need a Certificate of Documentation for your vessel but aren’t sure? Does it seem like the rules for who does and who does not require such a certificate are arbitrary at best? Over the years, we’ve helped so many vessel owners with that exact quandary. For many, this is the…

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Vessel Documentation Reinstatement

The Difference Between Vessel Documentation Reinstatement vs Renewal

As you may have noticed by now, regardless of the type of boat information you are looking for, you will be able to find it at Vessel Documentation Online. Here, you can learn more about how to get your initial, what a Certificate of Documentation (CoD) is, or the definition of an abstract of title,…

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