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CBP Reviewing Report of Vessel Diversion

Friday, August 08, 2014
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is extending through Sept. 8 the period for public comment on the proposed extension without change of CBP Form 26, Report of Diversion. This form is initiated by the vessel owner or agent to notify and request approval by CBP for a vessel to divert while traveling coastwise from a U.S. port to another U.S. port, or a vessel traveling to a foreign port having to divert to a U.S. port when a change occurs in the vessel itinerary. The form collects information such as the name and nationality of the vessel, the expected port and date of arrival, and information about any related penalty cases, if applicable.

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