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Determination Letters


The National Vessel Documentation Center now posts U.S. build determination letters and preliminary and final rebuild determination letters online. These letters are in response to requests from vessel owners seeking confirmation that the regulatory standards to establish U.S. build are met and that work performed on vessels outside of the U.S. will not result in the loss of coastwise eligibility.

Foreign Rebuild Determination Letters

Horizon Lines 12-02-2009



MARY TURNER 10-28-2011

Horizon Lines 6-14-2013

Horizon Lines 12-11-2013

OVERSEAS TAMPA 03-06-2014 and 08-11-2014

NANA PROVIDER 02-27-2014 and 01-29-2015

T/B DBL 55 12-21-2016

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Last Modified 12/27/2016