Inspections and Investigations Branch (dpi)



The Inspections and Investigations Branch provides regional oversight to the following programs:

• Safety, security, and marine environmental protection inspections
• Port State control programs
• Investigation of marine casualties and accidents
• Oversight and coordination for controlling the introduction of aquatic invasive species into the Great Lakes or Western Rivers system.



Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
(except Federal Holidays)

 After Hours
(216) 902-6117


General Information
(216) 902-6050

Towing Vessels
(216) 902-6343

Passenger Vessels
(216) 902-6052

Port Security/Facilities
(216) 902-6127


Ninth Coast Guard District
Inspections and Investigations Branch (dpi)
Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building
Room 2047
1240 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44199