The fleet is managed by Höegh LNG Fleet Management AS (HLFM) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Höegh LNG. HLFM offers the whole range of services required to man and operate these highly specialized vessels: Marine and HSSEQ, Maritime Personnel, Technical Management and Procurement.
Marine & HSSEQThe primary objective of HLFM is to protect the health and safety of employees, other personnel, the environment, company assets and property. The goal is to eliminate work-related injuries and illnesses, and to achieve high standards of environmental protection. HLFM actively promotes high standards of safety consciousness, discipline and individual accountability, and further promotes employee involvement in defining and monitoring measures taken to safeguard and improve health and safety at work. This involves continuous improvement in safety skills at all levels in the company, and the preparation and training for emergency situations. We use best practices to identify risks and establish safeguards to prevent accidents, and to mitigate and remedy the consequences of accidents that have occurred.
HLFM is, along with the vessels in the fleet, certified to ISM, ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 standards.
HLFM's main goals are to recruit, retain, re-train and develop its own seagoing personnel for the fleet. The Company enjoys high retention rates built up over many years of strategic focus on development of the right people, all the way from cadet to senior officer.
The Company has manning offices in Norway, Latvia, Croatia, Indonesia and the Philippines that manages a pool of Höegh LNG employed seagoing personnel which consist of more than 500 highly specialized officers and ratings from Europe, Asia and USA.
Technical Management & Procurement
HLFM's main goal is to operate and maintain the vessels to a standard in line with best practices in the industry with particular focus on safety, availability, efficiency and performance monitoring.
All vessels are covered by a fleet wide centralized planned maintenance system. The focus is on onboard and onshore competence development and training, enabling internal resources to manage operation and maintenance of equipment in order to ensure safe operations, increase availability, increase flexibility and reduce costs.
Procurement and logistics are handled through an efficient supply chain and inventory management system across the fleet, with networks of shipping hubs in key ports and FSRU sites across the world.