Marad Waiver

Marad Small Vessel Waiver: What Is It and Why Do You Need it

We take pride in saying that the United States is a free country and the Marad Waiver is no exception. Our country has certain regulations in place that benefit domestic commerce. To prioritize American vessel-owners and home-built boats, the Maritime Administration has certain protections to regulate who has access to commerce between domestic ports. Vessel…

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MARAD Waivers

Reasons Why MARAD Waivers Are Important For Foreign Ship Owners

Owners of foreign ships that want to operate in the United States must first get MARAD waivers. This is because vessels registered in the United States are required to adhere to several safety standards that their overseas counterparts are not necessarily required to observe. Some of the significance of MARAD exemptions will be highlighted below. …

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