Certificate of Deletion

What Can You Do with a Certificate of Deletion?

Are you the proud owner of a boat? If so, congratulations! For pure relaxation, nothing beats being out on the broad seas, and boating with a Certificate of Deletion is a fantastic way to do that. On the other hand, if you’re like most boat owners, you probably don’t take it out very frequently. Most…

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Certificate of Documentation

When Do You Get a Certificate of Documentation?

You are probably already aware of the importance of USCG documentation for vessels that exceed 5 net weight tons: if they are used for commercial purposes, they need to get this type of registration. If their main use, on the other hand, is recreational, they have the option of getting this national form of licensing….

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Certificate of Documentation

Certificate of Documentation Explained

Don’t you know where to start with your United States Coast Guard (USCG) Certificate of Documentation? Have you noticed how hard it is to find a site that easily explains what you should do to get or even how to process it online? That is the reason behind the creation of the Maritime Documentation Center:…

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USCG Vessel Documentation

The Convenience of Processing USCG Vessel Documentation Online

Did you know that you can process all USCG vessel documentation online? Sure, for the most part, it’s just about a click of a button. Maintain the status of your vessel with the convenience of online processing! You’ll enjoy all of the advantages of safe, dependable processing and the tremendous convenience of doing it all…

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Preferred Ship Mortgage

Understanding the Preferred Ship Mortgage in the USA

Do you have an eye on a vessel that you’d like to buy, but you aren’t sure if you’ll be able to afford it? Would you like to get financing for a vessel that you plan on documenting with the Coast Guard? If you’re going to get your vessel documented, you may be eligible for…

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How to Get a Copy of Your Coast Guard Documentation, Replace it, and More

How to Get a Copy of Your Coast Guard Documentation, Replace it, and More

Do you need a copy of your Coast Guard documentation but aren’t sure of the process of going about getting one? Did you lose a copy of your Certificate of Registration and don’t know where you are in terms of validity? The Certificate of Registration is a crucially important document for many vessel owners. It’s…

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Certificate of Documentation

Getting Your Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation in Order

Every boat owner knows how important it is to have the corresponding registration in order whenever you are operating commercially. In fact, it’s imperative that you have your certificate of documentation in order at all times. Now, what happens if you don’t have it? What happens if something happens to it? What happens if you…

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NVDC

Avoid the NVDC Delays with Maritime Documentation Center

The NVDC requires all vessel owners, whether they’re commercial or recreational, to obtain vessel documentation and keep it up-to-date. The entity hasn’t had any trouble processing commercial vessel documents in time. However, since late last year, the entity had experienced an unprecedented backlog with recreational vessels documentation.   This makes sense if we think that…

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Coast Guard boat certification

Coast Guard Boat Certification to Use Your Vessel How You Want

Are you in the process of completing your Coast Guard boat certification documents and want to make sure that your vessel is in perfect compliance? Do you have a clear idea of how you want to use your vessel, but don’t quite know how to make that work with the powers that be? There are…

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Coast Guard Documentation

Coast Guard Documentation Q&A

Q: What is a Coast Guard Documentation Number?  A: The Coast Guard Documentation Number is the official number of a documented vessel. This number is to be prominently displayed on the vessel, signifying its documented status. This number stays with the vessel for the vessel’s lifetime.  When someone sends in their form to get their…

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