Uninspected Vessel Branch
Responsible for implementing the voluntary inspection
program for uninspected commercial fishing vessels.
This branch also conducts voluntary exams on uninspected
towing & passenger (6 pax) vessels. In addition,
this branch follows up on all commercial vessel
owner's requests for examination resulting from
deficiencies noted during a Coast Guard 4100 boarding
NVIC 07-94: Guidance
on the Passenger Vessel Safety Act
- Includes charter agreements, requirements
for vessels that carry more than
12 passengers and other regulations
for passenger carrying vessels.
Uninspected Passenger Vessel Check
Chartering Operations Brochure
Towing Vessel Bridging Program
A Towing Vessel Bridging Program
(TVBP) has been initiated by the
Office of Vessel Activities (CG-5431)
to ease the transition and ensure
that both the Coast Guard and the
towing vessel industry are informed
and prepared to meet the new requirements
to be finalized in Subchapter M.
USCG 840 Inspection Books
These Inspection Books are used
by Marine Inspectors during the
course of their inspections. Vessel
operators are encouraged to use
them in preparation for applicable
Coast Guard inspections.
Parasail Operation Specific References
NOTE: These are not a substitute
for, nor do they in any way, alter regulatory requirements.
These are to be used as reference aids only.
Back to Inspections Division
U.S. Coast Guard
100 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, Florida 33139
Fax: (305) 535-8740
or (305) 535-8742