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Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVIC)

1990s (all documents are .pdf)

Number                                            Description
1999
10-99 Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2
09-99 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 6-01 Protective Equipment Required for Fireman's Outfit
08-99 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 7-04, CH-1 Guidance For The Enforcement Of The 1999 Amendments To Title 33 Code Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 151, Implementation Of The National Invasive Species Act Of 1996 (Nisa 1996)
07-99 Year 2000 (Y2k) Risk Assessment And Mitigation Policy For Vessels And Marine Facilities
06-99 Plan Review, Inspection, And Certification Guidance For Vessels Built To The International Code Of Safety For High-Speed Craft And Additional Information Regarding Non-Code High-Speed Vessels 
05-99 Guidance Regarding Voluntary Compliance with the International Management Code for the Safe Operation Of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (Ism) Code)
04-99 Special Training Requirements for Merchant Mariners Serving on Passenger Ships other than Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) Passenger Ships.
03-99 Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacon (EPIRB) Equipment Requirements for Commercial Vessels
02-99 Part A,
02-99 Part B
Streamlined Inspection Program
01-99 Refresher Courses for Continued Professional Competence for License Renewals
00-99 Canceled/Superseded Index of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICS).
1998
07-98 The International Maritime Organization Standard Marine Communication Phrases
06-98 Special training requirements for Merchant Mariners serving on roll-on/roll-off (RO-RO) passenger ships
05-98 International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolution A.849(20). Code for the Investigation of Marine Causalities and Incidents.
04-98 CANCELED/SUPERSEDED by NVIC 04-05 Port State Control guidelines for the enforcement of and compliance with chapter IX of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (SOLAS), “Management for the Safe Operation of Ships.
03-98 Port State Control Guidelines for the Enforcement of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW).
02-98 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 4-08 Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner's documents and licenses
01-98 Loading Considerations for Existing Inland Tank Barges
1997
10-97 Guidelines for Cargo Securing Manual Approval
09-97 CH-1 Guide to Structural Fire Protection
08-97 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 6-00 Issuance of International Form Required by the STCW to Validate Merchant Mariner Licenses and Documents
07-97 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 9-01 Guidance on STCW Quality Standards Systems (QSS) for Merchant Mariners courses or training programs.
06-97 Policy on Qualified Instructors and Designated Examiners who will train or assess the competence of Merchant Mariners
05-97
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Guidance on Coast Guard Accepted Training Record Books
04-97 Guidance on company roles and responsibilities under the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on STCW
03-97 Stability Related Review Performed By The American Bureau Of Shipping For U.S. Flag Vessels.
02-97 CH-1 Implementation of Operational Measures for Existing Tank Vessels Without Double Hulls Until 2015. ch-1
02-97 Implementation of Operational Measures for Existing Tank Vessels Without Double Hulls Until 2015.
01-97 Shipboard Safety Management And Contingency Plan For Passenger Vessels
00-97 Canceled/Superseded Index of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs).
1996
03-96 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 04-02 Security for Passenger Vessels and Passenger Terminals.& Ch-1.
02-96 Inspection of Cargo Handling Gear Prior to Explosive Handling Operations.
01-96 Safety Standards for the Design and Operation of a Marine Vapor Control System (VCS) at Tank Barge Cleaning Facilities.
1995
08-95 Canceled/superseded by NVIC 8-97 Issuance of International Form Required by the STCW to Validate Merchant Mariner Licenses and Documents.
07-95 Guidance on Inspection, Repair and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls
06-95 Maneuvering Standards
05-95 Guidelines for Organizations Offering Coast Guard Approved Courses
04-95 Fire Safety Standards for Foreign Passenger Vessels Constructed Before 1 October 1994
03-95 Periodic Inspection and Testing of Fixed Halon Fire Fighting Equipment Aboard Merchant Vessels
02-95 CH-2 U.S. Coast Guard's The Alternate Compliance Program (ACP)
01-95 Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level Personnel on Towing Industry Vessels
1994
10-94 CH-2 Guidance for Determination and Documentation of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) Phase-Out Schedule for Existing Single Hull Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk
10-94 Guidance for Determination and Documentation of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) Phase-Out Schedule for Existing Single Hull Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk
09-94 Guidelines for Training and Certification in the Use of Marine Radar
08-94 Issues Regarding Federal Pilotage
07-94 Guidance on the Passenger Vessel Safety Act of 1993
06-94 w/ CH-1 Guidance for Issuing International Oil Pollution Prevention (IOPP) Certificates Under 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)
05-94 Requirements for Vessels Carrying Bulk Grain Cargo
04-94 Elimination of Coast Guard Plan Review for Non Critical Engineering Systems and Cargo Barges
03-94 International Maritime Organization Code for the Safe Carriage of Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes in Flasks on Board Ships
02-94 Guidance Regarding Voluntary Compliance with the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention
01-94 Marking of Life Preservers and PFDs
1993

11-93 CH-3

Ch-3 to 11-93, Applicability of Tonnage Measurement Systems to U.S. Flag Vessels
11-93 CH-2 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 11-93, Change 3  Applicability of Tonnage Measurement Systems to U.S. Flag Vessels(Change 2)
10-93 Canceled/Superseded by 46 CFR in accordance with NFPA 13-1996 Guide to the Acceptance of National Fire Protection Association Code No.13 for automatic Sprinkler System Design, Installation and Maintenance is.
09-93 Canceled/Superseded by NVIC 3-99  Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacons (EPIRBs) and Other Radio Lifesaving Equipment for Inspected Vessels and Uninspected Commercial Vessels.
08-93 CH-1 Equivalent Alternatives to 46 CFR Subchapter H Requirements Related to Means of Escape, Safe Refuge Areas and Main Vertical Zone Length
08-93 Equivalent Alternatives to 46 CFR Subchapter H Requirements Related to Means of Escape, Safe Refuge Areas and Main Vertical Zone Length
07-93 Guidelines for Acceptance of Fishing Vessel Safety Instructors and Course Curricula for Training Fishing Vessel Drill Conductors
06-93 Termination of Coast Guard Type Approval for Gas Mask/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
05-93 Guidance for Certification of Passenger Carrying Submersibles
04-93 Subdivision and Damage Stability of Dry Cargo Vessels
01-93 Canceled/ Superseded by NVIC 3-08 Control Verification Examinations (CVEs) of Foreign Passenger Vessels
1992
14-92 Suitability of Extended Size and Certain Adult Life Preservers for Some Children.
13-92 Captain of the Port Zone Boundaries
11-92 Guidance for Acceptance of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBBI) National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) for Repairs and Alterations to Boilers and Pressure Vessels
10-92 CH-2 Coast Guard Recognition of Registered Professional Engineer Certification of Compliance with Coast Guard Requirements
06-92 Implementation of the Benzene Regulations of Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 197 (46 CFR 197) All Changes included.
05-92 Guidelines for Wire Rope Towing Hawsers
04-92 Recommended Intact and Damage Stability Design Criteria for New Tank Vessels
03-92 Recommended Program for Protection of Merchant Mariners from Occupational Health Problems.
02-92 Survival Equipment for Lifeboats and Liferafts
01-92 CH-2 Implementation of Lifesaving Equipment Regulations for Commercial Fishing Vessels
01-92 CH-1 Implementation of Lifesaving Equipment Regulations for Commercial Fishing Vessels
01-92 Lifesaving Equipment Regulations for Commercial Fishing Vessels
1991
17-91 Guidelines for Conducting Stability Tests
16-91 Special Fire Protection Systems for Atriums
15-91 CH-1 Critical Areas Inspection Plans (CAIPs)
15-91 Critical Areas Inspection Plans (CAIPs)
13-91 CH-1 Fishing Industry Vessel Third Party Examination and Procedures for Designation of "Accepted Organizations" and "Similarly Qualified Organizations" 
13-91 Fishing Industry Vessel Third Party Examination and Procedures for Designation of "Accepted Organizations" and "Similarly Qualified Organizations"
11-91 Ocean Tow of Jackup Drilling Units
10-91 Inspection and Certification of Floating Detention Facilities
08-91 Initial and Subsequent Inspection of Existing, Uncertificated Offshore Supply Vessels, Including Lifeboats
07-91 Determination of Cold Water Areas
06-91 Fire Drills and On-Board Training 
05-91 Inspection and Certification of River Barges Carrying Occupied Recreational Vehicles (RVs)
04-91 Pilot Transfer Arrangements
01-91 CH-1 Recommended Qualifications for Small Passenger Vessel Deckhands
01-91 Recommended Qualifications for Small Passenger Vessel Deckhands
1990
02-90 Recommended Standard for Double Hulls to be Fitted on New Tank Vessels or Retrofitted on Existing Tank Vessels (With All Changes)

 

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