Commercial Vessel Compliance

8/31/2015: Acceptable Notice of Arrival and Departure formats – 30 day notice

As per the newly published Notice of Arrival/Departure, or NOAD, regulation Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 160, the National Vessel Movement Center will no longer accept NOAD submissions that contain the NOAD information as text within the body of emails or attachments of scanned documents.

These submissions will not be processed after September 30, 2015.

The NVMC will only be accepting NOAD submissions, per regulation Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 160, by the methods listed below.

Acceptable NOAD Formats

• Emailed submission of either of the latest two published NVMC Workbooks located at under the Downloads Tab and sent to .
• Via the NVMC eNOAD website.
• Via Third-party application submissions conforming to standards found at under the Developer Tab and sent to .
• Via the NVMC InfoPath template version 6.3.0 until its retirement. Submitters utilizing this product may submit their NOAD on-line by using the built-in submit functionality or by emailing it to .

View the notice for full details.

This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official source documents, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These documents remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.

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