Displaced Derelict and Abandoned

  • Derelict Boats Remain A Local Issue In NC

    The N.C. General Assembly has granted certain local governments authority to manage and remove derelict or abandoned vessels in public waters, but there’s no law addressing the problem statewide.

  • State Law Dictates Displaced Boat Response

    When the Coast Guard and other agencies and contractors responded after Hurricane Florence to the preponderance of storm-tossed and damaged boats, they were restricted by state law in what they could do.