Vessel guide

Marine Insight focuses on providing information on various aspects of the marine world, and tries to bring forth the marvels of the blue expanse which covers a major portion of our planet Earth. Marine Insight makes a conscious effort to draw people’s attention toward key maritime issues that can shape the future of the marine world and of the entire human habitat. Recreational vessels must have the name and hailing port listed in 4 inch letters. Commercial vessels must do the same, but they must also have the name on both sides of the bow. Documentation is only available for boats that admeasure 5 gross tons, which works out to be about 30 feet in length. "Admeasurement" is a unit of volume — not weight. Vessel Inspection Guide 5 Required Forms Upon Arrival/Departure Arrival Manifests The owner, agent, or master must present the following forms to a CBP officer at the first U.S. Port of entry for each vessel arriving from a port outside the United States. Collectively, these forms are considered an arrival manifest. 1. CBP Form I-418 (Crew List) a. MarineTraffic displays near real-time positions of ships and yachts worldwide. Connected to the largest network of land-based AIS receivers, the app covers most major ports and shipping routes. • View VESSELS ON THE LIVE MAP, search for ships, boats and seaports and see what's near you! More than VESSELS PER DAY report their positions via MarineTraffic AIS • View live wind and ...