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ABS - Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-Fueled Marine Vessels in North America

Author: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Page Count: 122 From the Document: This study will help operators and owners of gas-fueled vessels, LNG bunkering vessels, and waterfront facilities who need background inf..READ MORE >

DNV - Competence Related to the On Board Use of LNG as Fuel

Author: DNV-GL Date: April 2013 Page Count: 16 Source: Det Norske Veritas - Germanischer Lloyd From the Document: The standard aims to cover important aspects related to the use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a..READ MORE >

DNV - Gas Fueled Ship Installations, Additional Class for New Buildings Special Equipment and Systems

Source: DNV Date: January 2014 Pages: 44 Source: Det Norske Veritas Summary: Document outlines general requirements for the arrangement and installation of machinery for propulsion and auxiliary purposes that uses ga..READ MORE >

DNV - International Regulatory Review of International Maritime Law

Author: Sverre J. Dahl Page Count: 203 Date: October 2014 Source: Det Norske Veritas - Germanischer Lloyd Summary: A collection of updates that relate to Maritime Law. Updates are taken from the 67th session of..READ MORE >

DNV - Recommended Practice: Development and Operation of LNG Bunkering Facilities

Author: Det Norske Veritas - Germanischer Lloyd Page Count: 53 Date: January 2014 From the Document: 1.2 Purpose of this recommended practice The purpose of this RP is to provide guidance to the industry to ensure ..READ MORE >

DNV - Shipping 2020 Study

Author: Det Norske Veritas Page Count: 68 Date: August 2012 From the Document: With the world economy in a fragile condition, it is not only financial analysts, bankers and policy makers who would like to know..READ MORE >

DNV - Shore-to-ship bunkering of LNG (video)

Video filmed in Norway of an offshore service vessel bunkering LNG...READ MORE >

ECSA - Overview of ‘fuel changeover’ issues and challenges as they affect ECA-SOx compliance

Author: European Ship Owners Association Pages: 4 This overview of the key technical and operational aspects faced by ships when undertaking fuel changeover on entering an ECA-SOx is intended to provide competent authorities w..READ MORE >

EIA - Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets

Source: Energy Information Agency Date: October 2014 From the Document: This report responds to a May 29, 2014 request from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of FossilEnergy (DOE/FE) for an update of the Energy In..READ MORE >

EPA - Designation of North American Emission Control Area to Reduce Emissions from Ships

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA Page Count: 5 Date: January 1, 2015 From The Document: The International Maritime Organization has officially designated waters off North American coasts as an area in which ..READ MORE >

EPA - Interim Guidance on the Non-Availability of Compliant Fuel Oil for the North American Emission Control Area

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Page Count: 9 Date: June 6, 2012 From the Document: This is the Interim Guidance on the Non-Availability of Compliant Fuel Oil for the North American Emission Control Area..READ MORE >

EPA - Page related to ships and emissions, including the North American ECA.

Source: Environmental Protection Agency This links to the Environmental Protection Agency's page on emissions from the shipping industry. The page contains general information regarding emissions as well as containing a section on ..READ MORE >

EPA - Penalty Policy for Violations by Ships of the Sulfur in Fuel Standard and Related Provisions

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Page Count: 19 Date: January 15, 2015 From the Document: Attached is the policy for assessing civil penalties for violations of the fuel sulfur standards applicable to ..READ MORE >

GL - Final report European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) - Study on Standards and Rules for bunkering of gas-fuelled Ships

Author: Germanischer Lloyd Page Count:160 Date: February 2013 From the Document: Executive Summary: Maritime environmental regulations and the continuous development of the economic operation of ships let to the develop..READ MORE >

GNA - LNG Opportunities for Marine and Rail

Author: Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), Prepared for: ANGA Page Count: 125 Summary: The information contained in this report was prepared on behalf of America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) by ..READ MORE >

IMO - International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s page on ECA

International Maritime Organization's page outlining emissions control areas currently in effect as well as those which have been proposed. From the Page: The North American Emission Control Area (ECA), under the International ..READ MORE >

IMO - MARPOL Annex 13

Author: International Maritime Organization Page Count: 45 From the Document: MARPOL Annex VI, first adopted in 1997, limits the main air pollutants contained in ships exhaust gas, including sulphur oxides (SOx) and..READ MORE >

IMO - Review of Recent Well-To-Wake Greenhouse Gas Studies

Author: S. Hartman & M. Kofod, Shell Global Solutions Deutschland GmbH, Hamburg; T. Mundt & Christos Chryssakis, DNV GL, Hamburg & Høvik. Date: July 18, 2014 Page Count: 17 From the Document: Abstrac..READ MORE >

Lloyd’s Register - LNG Bunkering Infrastructure Study

Author: Jesper Aagesen, Senior Surveyor, Ship Design Specialist, Lloyd’s Register, Denmark Page Count: 10 Date: February 2012 Source: Lloyd's Register From the Document: Abstract As a response to incre..READ MORE >

LNG as Marine Fuel: Challenges to be Overcome

Author: Pablo Semolinos, Gunnar Olsen, Alain Giacosa Page Count: 20 Date: March 1, 2013 Summary: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the challenges and possibilities ahead for the development of L..READ MORE >

LNG in Baltic Sea Ports - LNG Handbook

Source: LNG in baltic Sea Ports Page Count: 60 Date: December 2014 From the Document: The project LNG in Baltic Sea Ports, partly financed by TEN-T, supports and initiates the establishment of LNG terminals in parti..READ MORE >

OGP & ISO - Guidelines for Systems and Installations for Supply of LNG as Fuel to Ships

Author: International Association of Oil and Gas Producers and ISO Date: 06-04-2013 Page Count: 52 From the Document: Introduction: The properties, characteristics and behavior of LNG differ significantly from con..READ MORE >

TXDOT - Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (TxDOT Strategic Plan 2011-2015)

Prepared by: Texas Transportation Commission Submitted to: 82nd TX Legislature on behalf of Texas Transportation Commission Page Count: 20 From the Document: This report, the eighteenth in a s..READ MORE >

US Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels

Source: The U.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources (IWR) Page Count: 128 Date: June 2012 From the Document: Executive Summary: The health of the U.S. economy depends, in part, upon the vitality and expan..READ MORE >

USCG - Code of Regulations 127 - Waterfront Facilties Handling Liquefied Natural Gas and Liquefied Hazardous Gas

Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas and Liquefied Hazardous Gas Author: United States Coast Guard Page Count: 25 Summary: These regulations apply to the Marine Transfer Area (MTA) for LN..READ MORE >

USCG - Frequently Asked Questions: North American Emission Control Area (ECA) U.S. Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance

Date: Originally published 8/30/2012; Revised 12/3/2014 Total Pages: 12 From the Document: The USCG and EPA have compiled this consolidated list of FAQs and associated responses from queries received si..READ MORE >

USCG - Office of Design and Engineering Standards (CG-ENG)

This is a link to the United States Coast Guard's Office of Design and Engineering Standards. They are responsible for developing and promulgating national regulations and standards that govern the safe design and construction of ships ..READ MORE >

USCG - Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 150

Subchapter O - Certain Bulk Dangerous Cargoes Source: United States Coast Guard Total Pages: 243 Summary: These regulations prescribe rules for identifying incompatible hazardous materials and rules for carrying these ma..READ MORE >

USCG - Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 153

Ships Carrying Bulk Liquid, Liquefied Gas, or Compressed Gas Hazardous Material Source: US Coast Guard Page Count: 153 Summary: These regulations prescribe rules, with some exceptions, for certain self-propelled U.S. an..READ MORE >

USCG - Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 154

Safety Standards for Self-Propelled Vessels Carrying Bulk Liquefied Gases Source: United States Coast Guard Total Pages: 63 Summary: These regulations prescribe safety standards for new and existing self-propelled gas ve..READ MORE >

USCG - Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Subchapter D

Subject: Tank Vessels Source: United States Coast Guard Page Count: 166 Summary: These regulations prescribe rules for tank vessels as intended by various statutes administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, provide for..READ MORE >

USCG NVIC - No. 01-2011 Guidance to Waterfront LNG Facilities

Source: US Coast Guard Page Count: 62 Date: January 2011 Summary: USCG Navigation & Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) No. 01-2011 (http://) This NVIC provides guidance to an owner or operator seeking approval ..READ MORE >

USCG Policy Letter - Design Standards for US Barges Intending to Carry Liquefied Natural Gas in Bulk

U.S. Coast Guard CG-ENG Policy Letter No. 02-15 Subject: DESIGN STANDARDS FOR U.S. BARGES INTENDING TO CARRY LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS IN BULK. Content: This letter provides design detail guidance and best practice recommendations concern..READ MORE >

USCG Policy Letter - Equivalency Determination: Design Criteria for Natural Gas Fuel Systems

Subject: Guidelines for Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel Transfer Operations and Training of Personnel on Vessels Using Natural Gas as Fuel. Author: United States Coast Guard Total Pages: 17 Summary: CG-521 Policy Letter No. 01..READ MORE >

USCG Policy Letter - Guidelines for Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel Transfer Operations and Training of Personnel on Vessels Using Natural Gas as Fuel

U.S. Coast Guard CG-OES Policy Letter No. 01-15 Subject: GUIDELINES FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS FUEL TRANSFER OPERATIONS AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL ON VESSELS USING NATURAL GAS AS FUEL. Content: This letter provides guidance to Coast Guard C..READ MORE >

USCG Presentation - Regulation of Vessels and Infrastructure to Support LNG Fueling Operations in the US

Regulation of Vessels and Infrastructure to Support LNG Fueling Operations in the US Author: United States Coast Guard Page Count: 13 Date: January 2014 Summary: This presentation explains an increasing interes..READ MORE >

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