LNG in your Port

I have written about Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the past. Earlier, I discussed the large quantities of this liquid which was being imported into the USA. Then, with the discovery of large amounts of natural gas being found, we…

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) training for first responders: Part 2

In Part One we discussed the First Responder training I provided for Jacksonville Florida. Their port will be re-fueling (bunkering) several vessels with LNG that will then travel back and forth to Puerto Rico. The class was informed that LNG…

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) training for first responders: Part 1

Marine Firefighting Inc. has been training Mariners and Firefighters about Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) safety and firefighting tactics for over 14-years. This training had previously been conducted for the few large LNG import terminals in the US. Eventually, the US…

The world’s first ship with fire safety adapted to Methanol

The world’s first ship to run on methanol will soon sail international waters. SP managed the necessary fire risk assessment based on SOLAS regulation 17 “Alternative design and arrangements”. The Stena Germanica vessel is a ferry bringing vehicles and passengers…

There’s No LNG In My District … Think Again!

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has been in use for many years. In the past it had been more common in Europe and Asia than in the USA but that is changing rapidly. Large LNG ships have been loading in Africa…

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