The Office of Design and Engineering Standards published Policy Letter 01-20: “Third Party Foam Concentrate Analysis” to provide guidance for the use of U.S. Coast Guard accepted independent laboratories for the analysis of foam concentrate samples for marine fixed foam fire extinguishing systems.
2/21/2018: Fifth session of the sub-committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC-5)
The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction held its fifth session at International Maritime Organization Headquarters in London, England, January 22 to 26, 2018. A delegation from the U.S. Coast Guard attended the event.
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.
3/16/2015: Brookings Institute panel on LNG as a marine fuel
Read remarks from the chief of the Office of Design and Engineering Standards on the evolving policy, regulatory and environmental factors associated with using LNG as a marine fuel.