The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CVC) would like to announce the publication of CG CVC-WI-018(2), Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels. This Work Instruction (WI) was updated to clarify industry notification requirements for vessels going into inactive vessel status and explain when a Third Party Organization (TPO) can issue specific non-conformities (or deficiencies) to Subchapter M TSMS option vessels, while in an inactive vessel status. A complete list of changes can be found at the beginning of the document which has been posted here.
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