LNG IWT Project Database

LNG Ship to Ship Transfer Guidelines

Type of project


Place in LNG chain

SupplyStorageDistributionLNG as CargoBunkeringLNG as Fuel

IWT Corridor

Belgian & Dutch Inland WaterwaysDanube & MainElbe & Northern German Inland WaterwaysPoRhineRhone & SaoneSeine & Northern FranceThamesOther Inland Waterway/Not definedMaritime (IWT-relevant)Wadden Sea

Project status


Year of project completion


Number of ships


Project partners

Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGGTO)


  • United Kingdom

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Technical data


Applies to seagoing ships and may also be useful as reference when establishing rules and procedures for transfer operations between seagoing ships and LNG floating storage and offloading vessels (FSO’s) in onshore waters.

Applicability to small vessel is limited.

The standard is only available on purchase.

Last modified: February 10, 2016