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
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So you have decided to start a marine business venture, perhaps using a ship in order to carry goods from one side of the world to the other, or to take people on pleasure cruises. Whatever you want to do with your boat, the important thing is to understand that you need to make sure that your boat is correctly
You have invested time and money into finding the perfect vessel, and are now ready to start sailing the seven seas. Whether you are buying straight off the shelf, or are looking at a second-hand model, the boat will be a big spend. If you are buying with the intention of using the boat for commercial interests, then you will
You have just acquired a new boat, and are preparing to put it to sea in order to sail it for commercial reasons. Most beginners in maritime commercial ventures choose to buy a second-hand boat for their first purchase, both for reasons of economy and because you may be able to get better insurance deals with this choice. However, if
You have successfully applied for Coast Guard documentation for your vessel. This means that you have completed all the forms and received a certificate of documentation. After all that hard work, you may be very disappointed to discover that the documentation is only valid for a year. Each year, you will receive notification that your USCG renewal is due, and
As a new boat owner, you need to be aware of the laws and regulations governing your use of boats within US waters. One of the most important rules that you must follow is the required Vessel Documentation. This is a very old regulation, and one which is strictly demanded from the government. Completing your US Coast guard registration of
When you are considering purchasing a boat like a yacht, you want to make sure you give serious consideration to all your options before you make a final decision. There may be several boats you are interested in, and before you make the leap to buy one, it is a good idea to get as much background information as possible