BW Volans – Joins BW LPG Fleet



BW LPG Limited has today taken delivery of BW Volans, the eighth and final Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) in its newbuilding programme of eight VLGCs from Hyundai Heavy Industries.

With the BW Volans, BW LPG has a fleet of 41 vessels, comprising 29 owned VLGCs, seven chartered-in VLGCs and five owned LGCs.  In addition, BW LPG has six VLGC newbuildings under construction.

About BW LPG

BW LPG is the world’s leading and largest very large gas carrier (VLGC) owner and operator based on number of VLGCs and by LPG carrying capacity.  BW LPG currently owns and operates 41 gas carriers with a total carrying capacity of over 3.1 million cbm.  In addition, BW LPG has 6 VLGC newbuildings under construction.  With more than 37 years of operating experience in LPG shipping and experienced seafarers and staff, BW LPG offers a flexible and reliable service to customers.  BW LPG is associated with BW Group, one of the world’s leading shipping groups.  BW Group is involved in oil and gas transportation, floating gas infrastructure, environmental technologies and deep-water production.

Source and Image credit: BW LPG


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