Commercial Vessel Compliance

03/03/2015: Request for comments on vessel documentation renewal fees

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The Coast Guard seeks public comment on whether to increase the period of validity for renewing endorsements on Certificates of Documentation.

A separate fee of $26 for annual renewals of endorsements upon the Certificate of Documentation was established in a recent rulemaking. The Coast Guard is considering options for implementing multiyear renewals and updating the fee for services, and seeks information on factors to consider when implementing these changes.

Comments and related material must either be submitted to the online docket on or before June 1, 2015 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.

For more information, please visit the Federal Register notice.

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