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...