Golar LNG is a newly founded holding company, which owns and operates 6 LNG vessels. In addition the company has signed 2 firm and has negotiated options for additional newbuildings. Golar LNG will develop its position as the leading independent owner of ocean based LNG transportation. The target is to achieve a major strategic long-term position in the global market for trading of LNG. The purpose is to provide Golar`s customers with a safe and reliable transport service with a unique flexibility, and thereby create a basis for good long-term returns to shareholders.