46 CFR § 68.13 - Privileges conferred—documentation of vessel.

§ 68.13 Privileges conferred—documentation of vessel.

The special citizenship status created by the Act entitles the 883–1 corporation to document certain vessels for certain limited purposes:

(a) An 883–1 corporation may document under the Act only vessels which are qualified for employment in the coastwise trade and which are either non-self propelled or, if self-propelled, are of less than 500 gross tons.

(b) A vessel owned by an 883–1 corporation and meeting the criteria in paragraph (a) of this section may be documented only for use in the coastwise trade subject to the restrictions in § 68.17.

(c) Section 68.19 contains details concerning the documentation of vessels by an 883–1 corporation.

[CGD 80–107, 47 FR 27511, June 24, 1982. Redesignated and amended by USCG–2005–20258, 71 FR 61418, Oct. 18, 2006]