Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 20-01-2011, 05:49   #1
Registered User
KDH's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Carribean
Boat: Wauquiez Centurian 42'
Posts: 270
New US Continental Shelf Check-in Reg

The USCG announced a new, expanded checkin procedure on 13 Jan 2011. Press release summarizes the new rule: Coast Guard announces publication of Outer Continental Shelf Notice of Arrival Rule | Coast Guard News
and contains an additional link to the regulation itself. Essentially, this is an advanced notice of arrival rule and extends all the way to the beginning of the area the US has legal authority over. Didn't see this on the site so I thought I'd post it. Beginning to think that the reason a large number of sailors never go cruising is all the red tape!

KDH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2011, 05:57   #2
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Europe
Posts: 18,339
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to boatman61

Sounds like they've adopted the Oz procedure... definitely goes beyond the 200mile mark tho in a lotta places...
I do not exist to impress the world.
I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy.

boatman61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2011, 06:05   #3
Moderator Emeritus
GordMay's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 29,381
Images: 240
Thanks for the heads up; but I'm not certain this new rule applies to visiting cruisers.

From the “new” Rule

“SUMMARY: The Coast Guard revises its regulations on Outer Continental
Shelf (OCS) Activities to enhance maritime domain safety and security
awareness on the OCS by issuing regulations which will require notice
of arrival for floating facilities, mobile offshore drilling units
(MODUs), and vessels planning to engage in OCS activities. This final
rule implements provisions of the Security and Accountability for Every
Port Act of 2006 and increases overall maritime domain awareness by
requiring owners or operators of United States and foreign flag
floating facilities, MODUs, and vessels to submit notice of arrival
information to the National Vessel Movement Center prior to engaging in
OCS activities.

Earlier CF discussions:

From 2004 ➥ Advanced Notice of Arrival

From 2007
Transatlantic travellers on 48-hours notice
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"

GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2011, 07:18   #4
Nearly an old salt
goboatingnow's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 13,649
Images: 3
My understanding is this ony applies to vessels arriving onto or working on the US continental shelf

Check out my new blog on smart boat technology, networking and gadgets for the connected sailor! -
goboatingnow is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Provisional Reg - New Boat? Bing Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 5 05-02-2011 18:31
HK Reg Yacht Entering US angeli Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 29 06-07-2009 12:10
UK Reg - in NZ - Need Call Sign? Jdiamond Marine Electronics 11 08-06-2009 07:58
Continental acquires VDO GordMay Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 0 06-12-2007 03:03

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:36.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.