Commercial Vessel Compliance

12/21/2015: Guidance on port state control examinations for foreign flagged yachts

The Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Policy Letter 15-04 to set forth procedures for examination of foreign flagged yachts that are passenger vessels and for other such vessels measuring 300 or more gross tons as measured under the ITC operating in U.S. navigable waters.

View Policy Letter 15-04 for full details.

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