When is it safe to bunker LNG ship-to-ship?
If looking on this issue from the perspective of a potential ship-to-ship LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) bunker supplier or its client, the most important question is: - Under what circumstances and in which location is it possible to perform a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation with an acceptable risk level? At present, a number of companies globally are trying to adapt their products and services in line with the ISO/TS 18683 guidelines and contribute to the safe and efficient development of LNG as marine fuel. SSPA have supported a number of these companies in this work. A number of challenges have been identified, specifically relating to ship-to-ship operations.
Read more at ISO/TS 18683: A good starting point with challenges