Port State Control Division (CG-CVC-2)

Foreign Vessels Denied Entry Into U.S. Ports

The Coast Guard may deny entry of certain foreign flagged commercial vessels into any port or place in the United States due to their history of operating in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction in a substandard condition. Refer to Commandant Instruction 16000.73 – Marine Safety: Port State Control.

Vessels Banned From Operating in the U.S.A
IMO Number   Vessel Name Flag Owner Date
9366225 ARTEMIS Latvia Baltnautic Shipmanagement Ltd 3/14/2023
8408454 NAIYA Bolivia Heli Shipping, LLC 10/14/2021
9246451 PORT UNION Marshall Islands Novellas MT “St. Georg” GmbH & Co. KG 3/23/2020
9262950 PAC ATHENA Singapore Athena Maritime Pte Ltd 12/3/2019
7703235 COMMANDER Panama Breeze Shipping 4/16/2014
7033161 AC SANDINO Tanzania Nicaraguan Shipping Enterprise 9/1/2010
  (Ex: Island Intrepid) (Ex. St. Vincent) (Ex: Mercator Ship Management SA)  
This information will be updated by Commandant CG-CVC-2 as vessels are added or deleted

Revised October 19, 2021

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