(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Shipmanagers need to take notice of this. The US Coast Guard National Vessel Movement Center (NVMC) issued a reminder stating that NOAD Schema 3.4 is being retired in 30 days (approx. 10 April 2018). Any submitted NOAD form utilizing Schema 3.4 after the retirement date will be rejected.
The current NOAD Schema 3.5 has been in effect since May 26, 2015. NOAD Schema 3.4 is missing required information fields and will no longer be supported. Any submitted NOAD form utilizing Schema 3.4 after the retirement date (to be determined) will be rejected.
The USCG InfoPath Template 6.3, which utilizes NOAD Schema 3.4 will also be retired. Third party NOAD programs based on the InfoPath Template will not be affected as long as they utilize the current NOAD Schema 3.5.
The Notice of Arrival/Departure NOAD Workbook version 7.4, which utilizes NOAD Schema 3.4 will also be retired.
The current NOAD Workbook is version 7.5.
Additionally, at the end of this notice period, submissions emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org will no longer be accepted. The email address should only be used for technical support or general inquiries only. The correct address for emailed submissions is email@example.com