This NVIC is a guidance document intended to enhance implementation and compliance with applicable Coast Guard regulations; it does not amend or change any provision, authorisation or requirement found in statute or regulation.
The NVIC 01-18 covers the following topics:
BWM Reporting Guidance
Appendix A to Enclosure (1) – Sample Letters of Warning
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NVIC 01-18 BWM for Control of Non-Indigenous Species in Waters of the US 0.4 MBDownload now
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