Defining What’s Coast Guard Documentation

When it comes to Coast Guard documentation, what is it all about? The registration or licensing of a ship or boat is called C.G. paperwork. It serves as proof that the yacht or vessel has satisfied all of the safety criteria specified by the USCG, and it also offers some limited liability protection to the…

Find Your Vessel Using Coast Guard Documentation Search

Knowing how to conduct a proper Coast Guard Documentation Search can be a really helpful tool to help you out if you own a pleasure boat, a fishing ship, or a diving vessel. While this information is freely available on the US Coast Guard website, it might be difficult to find what you are looking for.…

How to Determine Status through Coast Guard Documentation Search

If you are a boat owner in the United States, it’s essential to know how to determine the status of your boat through a U.S. Coast Guard documentation search. You must be aware of how to access the Coast Guard’s data for all boats and their owners in the nation. In order to guarantee that…

Coast Guard Documentation Center: A “Small” Vessel Waiver with “Big” Upside

Do you have a vessel that isn’t documented that you want to use on American waters? Did you recently come into possession of a foreign-built vessel and you want to see what you can use it for legally? Some folks think that if they have such a vessel, there isn’t much that they can do…

Acquiring a Coast Guard Documentation Number Simply and Easily

Are you in the process of figuring out whether or not you want to get a Coast Guard documentation number? Have you looked into it and are still on the fence? The truth is that documenting a vessel isn’t an option for every vessel. Indeed, some don’t qualify. By that same token, there are those…

Ship Shape for Ship Documentation: Who Is and Isn’t Eligible

Do you know if your vessel is eligible for ship documentation? Does it feel like documentation is something that may benefit you, but you aren’t entirely sure if it’s right for you? At the Maritime Documentation Center, we have plenty of customers who come to us for all of their vessel documentation needs. That said,…

A Fast, Convenient Alternative to the Coast Guard Portal

What is a coast guard portal? If you’re like the majority of vessel owners, you’re undoubtedly already aware of the U.S. Coast Guard’s online registration and documentation site for vessel owners. Although the Coast Guard Portal is a vital information resource, it may be sluggish and unpleasant to use at times. Fortunately, there is a…

How Long Does it Take to Process US Coast Guard Documentation?

When purchasing a vessel you may have noticed the different types of paperwork you need to issue to comply with the federal or state regulations. What type of license you get and where to register your boat will depend on some characteristics, like the size of your vessel or the use you give to it.…

Does Your Vessel Require Coast Guard Documentation?

Every vessel that navigates the navigable waters of the United States is required by law to have some Coast Guard Documentation from the Coast Guard. This document identifies the vessel by its name, as well as its kind, size, and country of origin. Additionally, it gives the captain of the vessel permission to sail the…

Coast Guard Documentation Renewal: Deadlines to Keep in Mind

Compliance with the Coast Guard and safety are both ensured by proper documentation. Even if you don’t own a boat, knowing when your Coast Guard documentation renewal is due is a good idea. Remember, you never know when you’ll need to get aboard or off a ship. When it comes time to renew your papers,…