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Lasse Karlsen

Technical Director, Norwegian Maritime Authority

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.