Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi

Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi’s prevention department coordinated three days of instruction to help prepare maritime first responders for the Port of Corpus Christi’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargoes. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi personnel worked with Cheniere Energy, the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC...

Coast Guard issues certificate of inspection to world’s first LNG-powered container ship

Coast Guard issues certificate of inspection to world's first LNG-powered container ship
Isla Bella christening photo courtesy of US Dept. of Transportation. SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard issued a certificate of inspection to the motor vessel Isla Bella, Saturday. The 736-foot, 3,100 TEU, U.S.-flagged vessel is the first container ship in the world capable of operating on liquefied natural gas. The Isla Bella was built by NASSCO in San Diego for operation by TOTE Services in trade between...

Coast Guard issues letters of recommendation for eight liquefied natural gas facilities

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard issued letters of recommendation Friday, April 10, 2009, for eight liquefied natural gas facilities located throughout the Gulf Coast.