Safety Alerts and Bulletins Specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel
for all Coast Guard Safety Alerts
listed on CG Homeport.
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
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 02-15 (2015) Design Standards for U.S. Barges Intended 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 (2012) 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 and Vessel Inspection Circulars specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel
Additional Guidance specific to Liquefied Gas as Fuel
Alternate Compliance Program (ACP) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) The ACP TTP consolidates, updates, and standardizes guidance for United States Coast Guard (USCG) personnel conducting Alternate Compliance Program (ACP) examinations.
IMO IGF Code (2017) Read about the International Code of Safety for Ships 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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