LNG bunkering regulation report

Patrick Janssens: “The visionary project teams who properly plan their path to compliance can be successful” Patrick Janssens: “The visionary project teams who properly plan their path to compliance can be successful”
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Marine and offshore classification society ABS has released a report on LNG bunkering in North America.

The report, Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-Fueled Marine Vessels in North America, aims to provide guidance to potential owners and operators of gas fueled vessels, as well as LNG bunkering vessels and facilities, in order to help them obtain regulatory approval for projects.

Patrick Janssens, ABS Vice President for Global Gas Solutions, said: “As the potential for LNG fueled vessels in North America continues to grow, uncertainty exists on how to meet various regulatory requirements. It has become very clear to us while conducting this study that the visionary projects teams who properly plan their path to compliance can be successful.”

Developed by ABS and ABS Group, the report takes a broad look at the requirements of various regulatory bodies including the IMO, US Coast Guard, Transport Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Other key considerations included in the report are reviewing potential bunkering options, identifying potential hazards and risks, potential safeguards and presenting state, local and port-specific issues.

It then pulls this all together in a recommended process for meeting requirements and obtaining approval.

The report is available through the ABS website

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