The following questions have been forwarded to NVMC by members of the international maritime community. For each question, an answer we believe to be accurate is provided. If you have any further questions please use the Contact Us page for further inquiries.
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NOAD Submissions • eNOAD • Time Requirements • Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Requirements • Cargo Requirements • Crew and Non-Crew/Passenger Requirements • Hazardous Conditions/Non-Operating Equipment Requirements • Ballast Water Reporting • Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Requirements • Notice Tracking • Non-Commercial Vessels • Port Clearance • Departures • Form Entry Questions • Definitions • Barge NOAD Requirements • Public Vessels • Low Sulphur Fuel Oil Non-Availability • Questions • VRP/NTVRP Reporting • [ ALL ]
Does the NVMC clear or authorize vessels to enter a Port?
No. The NVMC is a submission processing center and cannot act on behalf of the local USCG Command with regard to permissions to enter the port.
To whom should questions regarding port entry and clearance be directed to?
Questions regarding port entry and clearance should be directed to the cognizant local Captain of the Port.