Dallas Smith is the Vice President of LNG and Alternative fuels for the Liberian Registry. He develops and executes LISCR’s vision, mission, planning, strategies, and tactics to achieve business growth for the Registry with a specific focus on LNG, Alternative fuels, & Offshore global operations. He leads the service delivery, business development, marketing, networking, and operations of the Registry within the LNG (to include new buildings of LNG-as-fuel powered ships, LNG bunker vessels, FLNGs, and LNG carriers) and Alternative fuels (hydrogen, ammonia, & methanol) of the Maritime Industry globally. In addition, he manages the Houston office by providing oversight of the Registry’s interface with regulatory, commercial, operational, and compliance of all vessel platforms.
Dallas joined the Liberian Registry after 20 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), retiring as a Lieutenant Commander. During his final 6 years in the Coast Guard, he ran the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise. Where he was responsible for executing the USCG’s entire liquefied gas safety, security, and environmental compliance mission around the world. He holds an M.B.A. with honors from Liberty University, B.S. degrees with honors in Technology Management and Organizational Leadership from University of Houston, and an A.A.S. in Electronic Engineering from Thomas Edison State College.