3/12/2018: Liquefied Gas Carrier NCOE delivers training to LGC class society surveyors

The training afforded numerous opportunities for open dialogue between local Coast Guard marine inspectors and class surveyors to raise awareness of key safety issues, critical equipment components, and common deficiencies found onboard liquefied gas vessels.


1/25/2018: Liquefied Gas Carrier NCOE delivers training in Panama

The training covered the chemical and physical properties of LNG, to include flammability, lower explosive limit, compression, cryogenic characteristics, and the general arrangement of LNG Carriers and their safety systems and cargo operations.


12/11/2017: Recap of 3rd Annual Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum

Senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country came together Dec. 6-7, 2017, in Houston, Texas to prepare for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community and gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to the rapid growth of this multi-billion dollar industry.


10/27/2017: Fall 2017 edition of Liquefied Gas Carrier Nat’l Center of Expertise newsletter now available

This year’s issue is divided into seven major sections and touches on topics like: LGC NCOE semi-annual updates, regulatory resources available for Coast Guard and the maritime community, training tips, LGC NCOE services, and more.


2/1/2017: Recap of LGC NCOE presentation at the Passenger Ship Safety Conference

The Coast Guard’s Office of Design & Engineering Standards (CG-ENG) and Office of Search and Rescue (CG-SAR), Cruise Ship and Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE), and the 7th Coast Guard District recently attended the TDN UK Passenger Ship Safety conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


1/23/2017: LGC NCOE works with LNG shipping company to train Coast Guard personnel on Liquefied Gas Carrier Instrumentation

The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with the private sector to train Coast Guard personnel on liquefied gas carrier cargo instrumentation systems.


12/16/2016: 2nd Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum held

The Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO) in cooperation with the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise’s (LGC NCOE) and The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) hosted senior Coast Guard leaders and liquefied-gas-industry experts from around the country last week in Houston. This event was dedicated to preparing for the increased use of liquefied gases throughout the maritime community and gaining a deeper understanding of the intricacies each party faces as they adapt to the rapid growth of this multi-billion dollar industry.


11/23/2016: LGC NCOE gives 3-day LNG training to Panama Canal

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.


10/6/2016: LGC NCOE and industry experts provide technical training for future Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors

The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise works with the private sector to train Coast Guard LNG fueled vessel inspectors.


8/3/2016: LGC NCOE teams with NASA Stennis Space Center to learn about liquid hydrogen

As the industry continues to move forward, pressing the limits of new technology, so does the Coast Guard. Of recent, the Red and White Fleet in San Francisco area, is currently considering the option of a high-speed hydrogen fuel cell propelled passenger ferry. The Coast Guard Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) seeks to keep up with the application and implementation of these new gas technologies.


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