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Your Connection to the US Vessel Registry
Maritime Documentation Center 05/24/19
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

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Documented Boat Names : Dos and Don’ts
Maritime Documentation Center 05/20/19
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,

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Beyond Maritime Documents Services
Maritime Documentation Center 05/17/19
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

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Better Vessel Documentation Practices
Maritime Documentation Center 05/13/19
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

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The National Vessel Documentation Center Renewal Service Online
Maritime Documentation Center 05/10/19
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

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MARAD Wavier Explained
Maritime Documentation Center 12/27/18
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

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CASE PROCESSING REPORT AS OF APRIL 26 2019

  • COMMERCIAL FISH INITIAL - 16APR19
  • COMMERCIAL FISH (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 08APR19
  • COMMERCIAL INITIAL - 11APR19
  • COMMERCIAL (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 11APR19
  • RECREATIONAL INITIAL - 26FEB19
  • RECREATIONAL (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 15FEB19
  • MORTGAGES & RELATED INSTRUMENTS - 01OCT18
  • NOTICE OF CLAIM OF LIENS - 04SEP18
  • SATISFACTIONS - 04SEP18
  • DELETIONS WITH FEES - 12APR19
  • CERTIFICATES OF OWNERSHIP - 17APR19
  • RESEARCH (INCLUDING COMPLEX) - 17APR19
  • ABSTRACT PROCESSING (INCLUDING ABSTRACT PENDING REVIEW) - 13APR19
  • RENEWALS (INCLUDING WITH CHANGES) - 17APR19
  • THE NVDC WEEKLY CASE PROCESSING REPORT IS A GENERAL GUIDE ONLY.  THE DATES LISTED ABOVE ARE THE APPROXIMATE FILING DATES FOR PAPERWORK CURRENTLY BEING PROCESSED FOR THAT PARTICULAR WORK CATEGORY.
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