Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) - Carrier ALERTS, Policy, Regs
LIQUEFIED GAS CARRIER
NATIONAL CENTER OF EXPERTISE
USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-17
Subject: Got Gas? In the Wrong Place?
Narrative: Safety Alert describes actions of crew members where, to prevent accumulation of gases, they rigged a hose from the
outlet of the gas evacuation fan, across the GVU room to the sensor at the entrance exhaust duct. Click the above link to see photo.
USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-15
Subject: LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) Cargo and Hydrate Handling Risks
Narrative: Safety Alert describes details into an investigation of cargo handling procedures associated with manual draining of hydrates from the drain
line on the outlet of re-liquefaction condensers directly contributed to a casualty. Click the above link to see photos.
Sector Houston-Galveston Marine Safety Alert 02-11
Subject: Butadiene Exposure Near Miss
Coast Guard Message - Subject Safety Alert - Cargo Compressor Room Entries During Port State Control Exams and Law Enforcement Boardings of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Carriers
Narrative: This is a Sector Houston-Galveston Safety Alert: It details a near miss butadiene exposure incident during a port state control exam.
LGCNCOE Field Notice 01-12
Subject: MARVS and Certificate of Fitness
LGCNCOE Field Notice 01-14
Subject: PQS Task Deferment
CG-ENG Policy Letter 04-12 Alternate Pressure Relief Valve
Settings on Vessels Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk in Independent Type B &
Type C Tanks
CG-CVC Policy Letter 12-04 Guidelines for Compliance and
Enforcement of the Emission Control Areas Established within the United
States Jurisdiction as Designated in MARPOL ANNEX VI Regulation 14
CG-CVC ECA Job Aid Job Aid for Compliance and Enforcement of the
Emission Control Areas
G-543 Policy Letter 11-01 Guidelines for Coast Guard
Evaluations of Compliance with The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's
(EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP) for Discharges Incidental to the Normal
Operation of Vessels
G-PCV Policy Letter 06-01 Guidance
for the Enforcement of MARPOL Annex I During Port State Control Examinations
G-MOC Policy Letter 04-13 rev 1
Guidelines For The Inspection Of Oily Water Monitor And Separator Systems
Revision 1; dated 24 Mar 2005
USCG Marine Safety Manual, Vol. II Materiel Inspection Section D, Chapter 6, Procedures Applicable to Foreign Tank Vessels
Foreign Gas Carrier Exam (FGCE) Job Aid (840 Book)
IMO BLG Circular 2011 Carriage Conditions and Special Requirements Assigned to MIXED C4
SIGTTO Procedure 2012 LNG Transfer Arms and Manifold Draining, Purging and Disconnection Procedure
46 CFR 154 - Self Propelled Vessels Carrying Bulk Liquefied Gases
33 CFR Part 101 - Maritime Security: General
33 CFR Part 103 - Maritime Security: Area Maritime Security
33 CFR Part 104 - Maritime Security: Vessels
33 CFR Part 105 - Maritime Security: Facilities
33 CFR 151.1500 and 33 CFR 151.2000 (Subparts C and D) - Ballast Water Management for Control of Non-indigenous Species in Waters of the United States.
33 CFR 155 - Oil or Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention Regulations for Vessels
33 CFR 159 - Marine Sanitation Devices
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46 United States Code, Section 3703 - Carriage of Liquid Bulk Dangerous Cargoes Regulations
46 United States Code, Section 3711-Evidence of Compliance by Foreign Vessels
46 United States Code, Section 701 – Port Security
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