The Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) published its 2020 edition of The Gas Gauge, a newsletter to share Coast Guard involvement and regulatory updates about the liquefied gas industry.
Operational Risk Assessments for Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas as Fuel, and Updates to Industry Standards
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register a proposed amendment to its regulations concerning waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).
Update to Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
Update to Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures The Coast Guard’s Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner (FGCE) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) has been updated to account for the newest gas […]
Marine Safety Alert: Alarming trends found on fixed gas detection systems
The Inspections and Compliance Directorate issued Marine Safety Alert 02-20 to educate the maritime community about common discrepancies associated with fixed gas detection systems on board liquefied gas carriers.
Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise, industry partners provide familiarization training to Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors
The workshop was a collaboration between industry and the Coast Guard designed to provide the approximately 35 Coast Guard marine inspectors from across the nation with an overall understanding and awareness of LNG as a marine fuel. They can apply this knowledge while overseeing new construction projects, examining visiting foreign vessels, overseeing bunkering operations, and regulating fuel system conversions.