Your documents will be processed and screened for any omissions or errors by our private company's documentation processors. Once complete, we will change your status to pending.
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Our private company will submit your documentation to the proper authorities, and you're done! Your docs will be issued by the US Coast Guard. We will keep you updated as to their current wait list times.
Maritime Documentation Center is a private firm and not affiliated with National Vessel Documentation Center
To help get started we have compiled our most used applications.Choose from our applications below
The US Vessel Registry, among other things, keeps track of USCG vessel documentation. If this may sound new to you, it very much isn’t new. In fact, this is one of the first agreed-upon functions of the United States government. The 11th act of the very First Congress was setting up vessel documentation. The reasons that they did so are
You’ve bought the vessel of your dreams. Maybe it’s brand new, maybe it’s used, but one thing is for sure: this is your vessel. This is the vessel you have always wanted, the vessel which will take you where you want to go. “Where do you want to go” could be around the world, it could be around the lake,
For vessel owners who have been cooped up all winter on land, spring can feel like a dream come true. Finally, the weather is nice enough to take your vessel out on the water. However, safety always has to be your main priority. Too many vessel owners simply rush their vessel out on the water as soon as there’s a
Many of us are emotionally attached to our vessels, understandably so. After all, many of us have spent much of (if not the majority of) our lives on the water. We know our vessels as well as if not better than our homes. Indeed, for so many of us, our vessels are home. So, we can get set in our
Spring is a time of renewal. The flowers are blooming, the leaves are sprouting, and the air is warming up. If you own your recreational vessel, you’ve probably been thinking about taking it back out on the water. Perhaps you’ve done so already. On some spring days, it can feel a little chill. However, on others, it can feel like
Of all of the different forms on our vessel documentation services site, the MARAD Waiver, or the MARAD Small Vessel Waiver Program, specifically, is one that we get the most questions about. To be clear, this is not a kind of vessel documentation that will apply to all that many boat owners. That being said, at Marine Documentation Services, we