Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) - Fuel ALERTS, Policy, Regs

   
Safety Alerts and Bulletins Specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel None

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LGCNCOE Field Notices specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel

LGCNCOE Field Notice 02-16 (2016) Subject: Domestic Vessel LNG Fuel System Inspection Job Aid

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Policy Letters specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel

CG-ENG Policy Letter 01-12, Change-1 (2017)  Equivalency Determination - Design Criteria for Natural Gas Fuel Systems     a.k.a. CG-ENG Policy Letter 01-12 below.

CG-521 Policy Letter 01-12 (2012)  Equivalency Determination - Design Criteria for Natural Gas Fuel Systems     a.k.a. CG-ENG Policy Letter 01-12

CG-ENG Policy Letter 01-15 (2015)  Design Standards for U.S. Barges Intented to Carry Liquefied Natural Gas in Bulk

CG-OES Policy Letter 02-15 (2015)  Guidance related to Vessels and Waterfront Facilities Conducting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Marine Fuel transfer (Bunkering) Operations

CG-OES Policy Letter 01-15 (2015)  Guidelines for Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel Transfer Operations and Training of Personnel of Vessels Using Natural Gas as Fuel

CG-CVC Policy Letter 12-04 (2004)  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 (2012)  Job Aid for Compliance and Enforcement of the Emission Control Areas



Navigation Circulars specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel

None

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Additional Guidance specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel

IMO IGF Code (2017)  Read about the International Code of Safety for Ship Using Gases or Other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) on the IMO website.

IMO Resolution MSC.285(86) (2009) Interim Guidelines on Safety for Natural Gas-Fuelled Engine Installations in Ships (2009)

USCG Marine Safety Manual, Vol. II Materiel Inspection Section D, Chapter 6, Procedures Applicable to Foreign Tank Vessels




Code of Federal Regulations

 

33 CFR Part 101 - Maritime Security: General


 

33 CFR Part 103 - Maritime Security: Area Maritime Security

 

33 CFR Part 104 - Maritime Security: Vessels

 

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U.S. Code

USC Title 46 - Shipping

46 United States Code, Section 3711-Evidence of Compliance by Foreign Vessels

 

 

46 United States Code, Section 701 – Port Security

 

 

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