US Vessel

What Should You Do if You Want to Claim an Abandoned US Vessel?

Have you been interested in getting a vessel that’s been abandoned in your area? As you might imagine, this can be a delicate matter. In today’s economy, unfortunately, many vessels have been abandoned and simply left in marinas. When vessel owners can’t pay the fees, taxes, and everything else, they may just leave their vessels…

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Renew Boat Registration

Avoid Overpaying When You Renew Your Boat Registration

Are you worried about wasting money to renew boat registration? Does it feel like it costs too much money to take care of vessel documentation? If you’ve felt that, you aren’t alone. The truth is that, unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people out there who would charge you exorbitant rates to renew your vessel registration…

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USCG Documentation

When is USCG Documentation Required? (And Why You May Want it Anyway)

Have you been concerned that you’ll soon be in a situation where you’ll need USCG documentation? Did you recently purchase a vessel and aren’t sure if it’s the right situation for you and your vessel? Over the years, here at the Maritime Documentation Center, we have helped so many vessel owners who are in your…

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Vessel Documentation Center Search by Vessel Name

Vessel Documentation Center Search by Vessel Name: Doing One & Being On One

Have you been looking for a way to find out more about a vessel? Does it seem like whenever you search online for more information about a vessel you don’t feel like you can trust what you’ll find? There are many information sources online, but, unfortunately, there are few that you can implicitly trust. One…

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USCG Documentation

USCG Documentation Endorsements: Endorsing Your Vessel for the Job

Are you in the process of filling out your initial USCG documentation form and have gotten to the “endorsement” part? Are you unsure about which endorsement is right for your vessel? This may seem like a small thing, but it’s actually quite important. Picking the right endorsement makes it possible for you to use your…

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Ship Documentation

Ship Documentation: A Little Bit of History, Administration, and More

Do you ever ask yourself “why do I need to take care of my ship documentation?” Doesn’t it feel like vessel documentation is something onerous that doesn’t really help you? The truth is that vessel documentation goes back a long way. This isn’t something that the government just came up with to punish vessel owners…

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Vessel Documentation

How to Use Our Vessel Documentation to Get the Information You Need

Have you been trying to find out more information about one vessel or another yet you’re struggling to find sources that you can trust? Does it seem like everything online isn’t on the “up and up?” Before you buy a vessel, you need to have all of the information in front of you that you…

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Vessel Documentation

The Changes in Recreational Vessel Documentation in 2022

Is it coming to the time when you should renew your vessel documentation? Are you concerned about renewing on time and don’t want to miss the deadline? If so, you’re like thousands of vessel owners all across America. However, changes are coming in the new year. The powers that be have made some alterations which,…

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