Liquefied-gas-industry experts and Coast Guard personnel from around the country came together in Katy, Texas, December 3, to prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to the rapid growth of this multi-billion dollar industry.
7/9/2018: Waterway suitability assessment to increase liquefied natural gas facility berths and vessel traffic; Cameron Parish, Louisiana
The U.S. Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments on a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment regarding plans for new berths at an LNG facility in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, and to increase the number of LNG vessels at the facility from 400 to 580 annually. The Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment were submitted by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. Comments must be received by August 8, 2018.
The Coast Guard’s Office of Design & Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) and Office of Search and Rescue (CG-SAR), Cruise Ship and Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE), and the 7th Coast Guard District recently attended the TDN UK Passenger Ship Safety conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
1/23/2017: LGC NCOE works with LNG shipping company to train Coast Guard personnel on Liquefied Gas Carrier Instrumentation
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with the private sector to train Coast Guard personnel on liquefied gas carrier cargo instrumentation systems.
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise recently gave a 3-day LNG training to the Panama Canal Authority, Panamanian Government and first responders.
10/6/2016: LGC NCOE and industry experts provide technical training for future Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with the private sector to train Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors.
The Coast Guard seeks comments on the extension of its approval for the collection of information on waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).
A recap of information provided by Lt. Cmdr. Dallas Smith at the LNG Fuel Summit and LNG Fuelled Tugs and Barge Event
Earlier this month, the U.S. Coast Guard Liquefied Gas National Center of Expertise spoke at international conferences to discuss how the service is preparing for increased maritime use and transportation of LNG.