LNG Bunkering for Marine Vessels @ the Port of New Orleans: Siting and Facility Components

The Port of New Orleans has expressed interest in investigating the physical, operational and safety issues associated with a liguefied natural gas (LNG) Bunkering Facility sited within their jurisdiction. University of New Orleans Transportation Institute (UNOTI) is conducting a best-practices assessment based on the most current research documents and discussions with maritime leaders in the Greater New Orleans area. Reports reviewed include the recently released ABS authored "Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-fueled Marine Vessels in North America" as well an on-going professional journals and related publications including a series of White Papers by FC Gas Intelligence and related resources. UNOTI is also conducting on-site inspections of the Harvey Gulf LNG Bunkering station under construction at Port Fourchon and is planning on interviewing key-decision-makers who participated in the permitting of this facility. Project complete.


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  • Status: Completed
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    University of New Orleans Transportation Institute

    368 Milneburg Hall
    2000 Lakeshore Dr.
    New Orleans, LA  United States  70148

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of New Orleans

    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    2000 Lakeshore Drive
    New Orelans, LA  United States  70148
  • Principal Investigators:

    Amdal, James

    Stich, Bethany

  • Start Date: 20140415
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20160131
  • Source Data: RiP Project 36737

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573289
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC50
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Aug 21 2015 1:01AM