NAVIGATION AND INSPECTION CIRCULARS (NVICs)

All Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs)

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NVIC 02-63 Guide for Inspection and Repair of Lifesaving Equipment.
NVIC 07-68 Notes on Inspection and Repair of Steel Hulls.
NVIC 06-70 Fixed Fire Extinguishing Systems for Use in Galley Ventilating Equipment.
NVIC 07-70 Marine Type Portable Fire Extinguishers.
NVIC 06-72 Guide to Fixed Fire-Fighting Equipment aboard Merchant Vessels.
NVIC 02-81 Coast Guard Inspection Guidance Regarding Integrated Tug Barge Combinations.
NVIC 12-82 NVIC 12-82 Recommendations on Control of Excessive Noise.
NVIC 16-82 Appeal of Coast Guard Commercial Vessel Decisions and Actions.
NVIC 09-83 Coast Guard Guidance Regarding Requirement for charts and publications.
NVIC 12-83 Intact Stability of Towing and Fishing Vessels; Research Results.
NVIC 07-86 Information on the Adequacy and Currency of Nautical Charts.
NVIC 13-86 Use of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Listed Fire Extinguishers.
NVIC 02-89 Guide for Electrical Installations on Merchant Vessels and Mobile Offshore Drilling Units.
NVIC 04-89 Introduction to Human Factors Engineering.
NVIC 05-92 Guidelines for Wire Rope Towing Hawsers.
NVIC 11-93 Applicability of Tonnage Measurement of Tonnage Systems to U.S. Flag Vessels.
NVIC 01-94 Marking of Life Preservers and PFDs.
NVIC 06-94 Guidance for Issuing International Oil Pollution Prevention (IOPP) Certificates.
NVIC 09-94 Guidelines for Training and Certification in the Use of Marine Radar.
NVIC 01-95 Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level Personnel on Towing Industry Vessels.
NVIC 03-95 Periodic Inspection and Testing of Fixed Halon Fire Fighting Equipment.
NVIC 09-00 Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing System Safety.
NVIC 09-00 Ch-1  Ch-1 to 09-00, carbon dioxide fire extinguishing system safety.
NVIC 10-02 Security Guidelines for Vessels.
NVIC 10-02 Ch-1. Ch-1 to 10-02, security guidelines for vessels.
NVIC 02-03 Carriage of Navigation Equipment by Ships on an International Voyage.
NVIC 04-03 Guidance for Verification of Vessel Security Plans on Domestic Vessels.
NVIC 04-03 Ch-1  Ch-1 to 04-03 Guidance for Verification of Vessel Security Plans on Domestic Vessels.
NVIC 04-03 Ch-2  Ch-2 to 04-03 Guidance for Verification of Vessel Security Plans on Domestic Vessels.
NVIC 04-03 Ch-3  Ch-3 to 04-03 Guidance for Verification of Vessel Security Plans on Domestic Vessels.
NVIC 07-04 Ballast water management for the control of aquatic nuisance species in the waters of the United States.
NVIC 07-04 Ch-1 Ch-1 to 07-04, Ballast water management for the control of aquatic nuisance species in the waters of the United States.
NVIC 03-07 Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program.
NVIC 01-08 Promulgation of recommendations from the IMO in MSC Circulars 1047 and 1114, concerning periodic inspection and testing of immersion suits by ships' crews.

NVIC 02-08 Crew Endurance Management System (CEMS) Implementation.
NVIC 01-09 MSD Certification. (Superseded NVIC 9-82 (Ch. 1) and MOC Policy Letter No. 03-03)
NVIC 03-10 New SOLAS Requirements for Lifejackets and Immersion Suits Effective 1 JULY 2010
NVIC 01-15 Marine Casualty Reporting Procedures Guide with Associated Standard Interpretations

NVIC 01-16 Ch-1 Use of Electronic Charts and Publications in lieu of Paper Charts, Maps and Publications
NVIC 03-16 Guidelines For Credentialing Officers of Towing Vessels