If you need to create a new record for a vessel that is not already listed in OVID, login and click on the "Vessels" link at the top of the page. This then takes you to the vessels page.
Click on the "Create Vessel" button as shown on the top right hand side of the screen:
This will then take you to the Create Vessel screen:
Enter the details of the vessel into this screen. Enter as many details as you can to ensure the vessel is represented as accurately as possible in the database. Once completed, click on the "Create Vessel" button at the bottom of the screen. You should then be able to return to the "Vessels" page and see the vessel record listed. The record will now be ready for you to complete an OVPQ if required.