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Operation of Ships Using LNG as Fuel

The Coast Guard announces the availability, in the docket, of two draft policy letters for which it seeks public comment.  The first draft policy letter provides voluntary guidance for liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel transfer operations on vessels using natural gas as fuel in U.S. waters, and training of personnel on those vessels.  The second draft policy letter discusses voluntary guidance and existing regulations applicable to vessels and waterfront facilities conducting LNG marine fuel transfer (bunkering) operations. 

To view the policy letters and comments on it, go to, type the docket number (USCG-2013-1084) in the "SEARCH" box and click "SEARCH". Click on "Open Docket Folder"




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