Moorage Providers Must Obtain Vessel Information
Effective June 12, 2014, a moorage provider that provides long-term moorage (more than 30 days, including continuing month-to-month moorage agreements) must obtain the following information and documentation from persons entering into or renewing long-term moorage agreements:
- The name and legal owner of the vessel;
- A local contact person and that person’s address and telephone number, if different than the owner;
- The owner’s address and telephone number;
- The vessel’s hull identification number;
- If applicable, the vessel’s coast guard registration;
- The vessel’s homeport;
- The date on which the moorage began;
- The vessel’s country or state of registration and registration number;
- Proof of vessels registration, a written statement of the moorage lessee’s intent to register the vessel, or the exemption affidavit certifying that the vessel is exempt from state registration requirements.
Notice of Vessel Registration and Tax Requirements
For long-term moorage agreements entered into or renewed on or after July 1, 2014 for vessels not registered (under chapter 88.02) in this state, moorage providers must include with the agreement the notice of vessel registrations. Attached are the Notice of Vessel Registration and Tax Requirements.