Lasse Karlsen M.Sc., is the Technical Director in Norwegian Maritime Authority. He works with innovation and new technologies such as ship concepts, hull materials, new green fuels (Gas/LNG, Methanol, Li-ion battery propulsion and Hydrogen), and follow-up of major ship accidents and equipment failures. He is a delegate to the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) in IMO and appointed specialist to the EU-ESSF Subgroup on LNG. He represents Norwegian Maritime Authority in research and development programs and at international cooperation and conferences. Latest introducing Shipping 6.0 – Advanced Digital Assisted and Controlled Shipping.