The VGP is a USA Clean Water Act, NPDES permit that authorizes discharges incidental to the normal operation of vessels greater than 79 feet in length.
The 2013 Vessel General Permit that replaced the 2008 Vessel General Permit, has incorporated a new requirements for a submission of an electronically annual report by February 28th of 2015 covering activities conducted from December 19, 2013 till December 31, 2014.
VGP Annual Report Requirements
The Reporting Requirements under the VGP are outlined as follows:
Ship Managers with vessels covered under the 2013 VGP are required to submit the annual report by February 28th of the following year with the first annual report due February 28, 2015 (for activities conducted through December 31, 2014).