Alisa Praskovich provides marine bunkering solutions for customers operating LNG powered commercial ships in U.S. ports. Her target clients include cruise, ferry and cargo vessels. Prior to working at Crowley, Praskovich retired as a commander in the U.S. Coast Guard, completing her final tour as the Officer in Charge of Marine Inspection at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. In this role, she oversaw the permitting of the world’s first LNG-powered container ships, and the initial permitting for the world’s first LNG barge and two LNG export facilities. She spent her first five years in the Coast Guard at sea as a deck watch officer and spent the remainder of her career in marine safety as a marine inspector and environmental regulatory expert. She also worked as an ocean policy advisor in the White House as part of the Obama administration’s National Ocean Council. She holds a B.S. in marine biology and an M.A. in marine transportation management from the University of Washington. Praskovich serves on several U.S. and international LNG safety and technical committees, including the Coast Guard Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee, the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel Environmental Committee, and the work group on Flexible LNG Hose Standards.