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Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVIC)

1980s (all documents are .pdf)

Number                                            Description
1989
08-89 Recommendations Concerning Emergency Towing of Tankers
07-89 Maneuvering Information
05-89 Guidelines for Nondestructive Testing of Pressure Vessel Type Cargo Tanks Aboard Tank Barges
04-89 Introduction to Human Factors Engineering
03-89 Guidelines for the Presentation of Stability Information for Operating Personnel
02-89 Guide for Electrical Installations on Merchant Vessels and Mobile Offshore Drilling Units
01-89 Underwater Survey Guidance
1988
3-88,
Ch-1
Issuance of Letters of Compliance to Foreign Documented Mobile Offshore Drilling Units Operating on the Outer Continental Shelf of the United States
02-88 Inerting Requirements for Chemical Tankers and Gas Carriers
01-88 Ch-1 Ch-1 to 01-88, International Load Line Certificates for Small Passenger Vessels Operating Within 20 Miles of the Mouth of a Harbor of Safe Refuge
01-88 International Load Line Certificates for Small Passenger Vessels Operating Within 20 Miles of the Mouth of a Harbor of Safe Refuge
1987
08-87 Notes on Design, Construction, Inspection and Repair of Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Vessels With Change Included
07-87 Guidance on Waterborne Transport of Oil Field Wastes
06-87 Recommended Procedures for Control of Asbestos and Other Respiratory Hazards on Board Merchant Vessels, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities and Deepwater Ports
05-87 Guidance on Implementation of Annex II of the MARPOL Protocol of 73/78 for Vessels Carrying Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS) in Bulk
04-87 Report of Inadequate Reception Facilities
02-87 Domestic Barge Transportation of Radioactive Materials/Nuclear Waste
1986
13-86 Use of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Listed Fire Extinguishers
12-86 Replacement of Flame Safety Lamps with combination Oxygen/Combustible Gas Indicators
11-86 Guidelines Governing the Use of Fiberglass Pipe (FGP) on Inspected Vessels
10-86 Equivalence to Minimum Bow Height Requirements for Load Line Assignment
08-86 Canceled  Coast Guard Relationships with Classification Societies for U.S. Flag Vessels
07-86 Information on the Adequacy and Currency of Nautical Charts
05-86 Voluntary Standards for U.S. Uninspected Commercial Fishing Vessels
04-86 Hydraulic Release Units for Life Rafts, Life Floats and Buoyant Apparatus, and Alternate Float-Free Arrangements
01-86 Shipment and Discharge of Seamen
1985
11-85 Superseded by 33 CFR 164.38 Coast Guard Guidance Regarding Requirements for Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA) and device to Indicate Speed and Distance.
10-85 Oversight of Technical and Administrative Aspects of Load Line Assignment
04-85,
Ch-1,
Ch-2
Recall and Other Corrective Measures for Lifesaving Equipment
03-85 Bulk Liquid Cargo Finding Aid
02-85 Notification to the U.S. Coast Guard for Enforcement of Load Line Requirements
1984
11-84 Guidelines for New Construction or Major Modification of U.S. Flag Vessels in Foreign Shipyards
09-84 Electrical Installations in Agricultural Dust Locations
08-84 Recommendations for the Submittal of Merchant Vessel Plans and Specifications
07-84 Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Citizenship Requirement; Exemptions from
06-84 Automated Main and Auxiliary Machinery; Supplemental Guidance On
04-84 Equivalent Determination for Existing, Installed Oil-Water Separators which have Not Received U.S. Coast Guard Approval
02-84 Amendments to the 1974 Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Treaty
01-84 Lack of Topstitching on Some Type I Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
1983
13-83 Coast Guard Retention of Commercial Vessel Plan Review Case Files
12-83 Intact Stability of Towing and Fishing Vessels; Research Results
11-83, CH-1 Regulations for Very Large 46 CFR Subchapter T Passenger Vessels
10-83 Stability Approval and the Issuance of Stability Letters
09-83 Coast Guard Guidance Regarding Requirement for Charts and publications
08-83 Guidance for Compliance with Annex I of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 Relating Thereto (MARPOL 73/78)
05-83 Unified Interpretation of the International Convention on the Load Lines, 1986
03-83 Voluntary Qualification for U.S. Merchant Marine Entry-Ratings
01-83 Painters for Life Floats and Buoyant Apparatus
1982
18-82 Form B Load Lines; Procedures for Issuance of Certificates
17-82 Intact Stability of Small Vessels; Recommendations
16-82 Appeal of Coast Guard Commercial Vessel Decisions and Actions
13-82 Cross Reference List Between the IMO Chemical Code and 46 CFR Part 153
12-82 Recommendations on Control of Excessive Noise
11-82 Deck Foam Systems for Polar Solvents
10-82 w/ CH-2 Acceptance of Plan Review and Inspection Tasks Performed by the American Bureau of Shipping for New Construction or Major Modifications of U.S. Flag Vessels
09-82,
Ch-1 Part A,
Ch-1 Part B
CANCELED/SUPERSEDED by NVIC 1-09 MSD Certification
08-82 Load Line Certificates
07-82 Sample Format of Vessel or Facility
06-82 Superseded by 46 CFR 160.151 Servicing and Inspection of Inflatable Life Rafts Utilizing Voluntary Third Party Inspection Origination
05-82 Fixed Ballast
04-82 CANCELED Uninspected Commercial Vessel Safety
1981
14-81 w/ CH-1 Stability Tests; Waiving of for "Sister Vessels"
10-81 Coast Guard Certification and Inspection of Certain Categories of Existing Vessels
09-81 Coast Guard Guidance Regarding Shipboard Helicopter Facilities
06-81 Lifeboat Weight Tests
05-81 Literature Concerning Hazardous Cargoes
02-81 w/ CH-1 Coast Guard Inspection Guidance Regarding Integrated Tug Barge Combinations
01-81 w/ CH-1 Guidance for Enforcement of the Requirements of the Port and Tanker Safety Act of 1978(PTSA) Pertaining to SBT, CBT, COW, IGS, Steering Gear, and Navigation Equipment for Tank Vessels
1980
11-80 Structural Plan Review Guidelines for Aluminum Small Passenger Vessels
09-80 Superseded by 46 CFR 160.151 Servicing Requirements of Inflatable Life Rafts/
08-80 SUPERSEDED/CANCELED BY NVIC 9-97 Fire Hazard of Polyurethane and Other Organic Foams
07-80 Use of Fire Detection Systems Which are Not Approved Under 46 CFR 161.002
02-80 Poured Metal Socket Connections for Lifeboat Falls
01-80 Inspection of Viking On-Load Release Gear on Watercraft America Lifeboats

 

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