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WHO we are

Connect LNG was born from the strong desire to challenge the status quo in established and traditional industry sectors which are deep-rooted in the Norwegian culture; namely Maritime, Shipping and Energy.

Norway is a maritime nation and has been at the forefront of the shipping industry for over 150 years. Thanks also to the national oil and gas adventure which started in the 1970’s, Norway is home to the many companies leading the technology revolution in the offshore sector.

UTS at Hærøya
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Management

The team at Connect LNG are leading the way to a future of jettyless liquid transfer.
We are committed to solving energy infrastructure challenges through our consultancy services and proprietary technology solutions.

Morten A. Christophersen

Morten A. Christophersen

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

"I believe that clean energy should be cheap and accessible in order to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future for mankind."

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Magnus Eikens

Magnus Eikens

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

"We are driven to create value for our customers and share the spirit of entrepreneurship across cultural boundaries."

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Miriam T. Wennberg

Miriam T. Wennberg

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

"We must work relentlessly to create sustainable energy value chains for the population as a whole."

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Stian T. Magnusson

Stian T. Magnusson

Chief Innovation Offficer (CIO)

"Without first movers, there would be no progress. Innovation is not only about technology development, but also the ability to detach yourself from the status quo."

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David M. Knutsen

David M. Knutsen

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

"Clean energy should be affordable and accessible. At Connect LNG, we work relentlessly to make this vision a reality."

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Board

The Board comprises a diverse range of discipline experts with several decades of experience in the energy, shipping and maritime sectors.

Dag Hylin

Dag Hylin

Chairman

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Geir Sviggum

Geir Sviggum

Board Member

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David Wu

David Wu

Board Member

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Per Olaf Hustad

Per Olaf Hustad

Board Member

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Kjetil S. Strand

Kjetil S. Strand

Depute Board Member

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Responsibility

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Sustainability

We aim to inspire and enable businesses to lead the way to a robust economy. By interweaving sustainability and technology, we aim to contribute to the United Nation's Sustainability Goals relating to: affordable energy for all; resilient infrastructure; climate change; and protection of our coastal waters.

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Values and Ethics

Connect LNG’s code of conduct ensures: employees and industry partners uphold fundamental responsibilities and accountability; continuous improvement and reinforcement of domain knowledge; professionalism and trust between internal and external customers; and promotion of positive personal and interpersonal behaviours.

Latest articles

A Greener Future: Major Differences Between Gas and Oil

A Greener Future: Major Differences Between Gas and Oil

Feb 17, 2021
5
minute read

A shift from oil to gas is necessary for a greener future. Gas is increasingly attractive for its low carbon emissions, low sulfur content, high energy density and availability. While many carbon-based fuels have faced declining demands in recent years, liquified natural gas (LNG) is globally one of the fastest growing fuels today. LNG’s potential for the shipping industry and in the green transition to cleaner burning fuels can help achieve the targets of international agreements such as the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 regulations. This article highlights the major differences between oil and gas and the role of LNG in the green transition.

Case Study: Equinor

Case Study: Equinor

Feb 8, 2021
4
minute read

Connect LNG in partnership with Equinor conducted a physical wave operation to demonstrate the safe connection in waves, between the UTS jettyless transfer system, La Santa Maria, to an Equinor-chartered gas carrier. The operation demonstrated the ability of the UTS to withstand challenging weather without compromising safe and effective operations. The full-scale operation measured both the performance of the vacuum attachment system and the UTS motion in waves, as well as a towing operation in significant swell.

Sustainable Development Goals and Connect LNG

Sustainable Development Goals and Connect LNG

Feb 2, 2021
8
minute read

The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the Paris Agreement on climate change provide a pathway for a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable future for people and the planet. Answering the call of the SDGs has never been more urgent. Luckily, recent trends have de-mystified both understanding and achieving the SDGs for the private sector. 

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We are dedicated to realising and
de-risking your marine infrastructure project

Connect LNG was born from first-hand experience with the challenges and inefficiencies of traditional LNG offloading methods from ship to shore. Our core offerings remove the need for fixed and permanent infrastructure such as quays, jetties, trestle structures and loading platforms.

Dredging, which is expensive and damaging to coastal areas, can be eliminated with Connect LNG’s floating jettyless transfer solution.

The road to your Jettyless infrastructure project

Contact us! Share information about your application and operational requirements, irrespective of project maturity.

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Our domain experts will evaluate your project parameters to ensure that jettyless is a viable and optimal solution.

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Gain access to our domain experts and
work with us
to further mature the project definition.

3

Realise your infrastructure project by reducing; investment, execution schedules, and environmental impact.

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1

Share information with us about your project (confidential).

2

Our domain experts will evaluate your project parameters to ensure Jettyless is a viable and optimal solution.

3

Work with us to further mature the project definition and gain access to our marine and process experts.

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Realise your infrastructure project by cutting costs and project plans.

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