Staff with the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) delivered training May 7-10, 2019, on all aspects of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to representatives from the Panama Canal Authority and Panama Maritime Authority, and first responders. LGC NCOE staff covered a wide array of topics pertinent to the transportation of LNG to include the chemical and physical properties of LNG, LNG gas carriers, LNG terminals, and the use of LNG as a marine fuel.
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.
Read an update from the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise on the Panama Canal from a recent training event with the Panama Canal Authority, Panamanian Government and the U.S. Embassy.
Read recent Coast Guard remarks from a Area Maritime Security Committee meeting on developing issues and threats in the maritime domain to include waterway changes, impacts of the Energy Renaissance and the commodities market, transnational terrorists and biological incidents.
The Liquefied Gas National Center of Expertise held an exchange visit with the Panama Canal Authority to help prepare the Canal for their first Liquefied Natural Gas carrier transits once the Canal expansion project is complete.
Read part 2 in the 4 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard Commandant at the American Waterway Operators spring convention.