BW Maritime

Our Business

At BW, we apply our competence and experience in commercial management and operations to bring energy safely to the world markets. We aim to provide the best value services in our industry through outstanding operating efficiency – always keeping safety at the top of our agenda. We provide an integrated service where commercial, operations and fleet management work closely together to create the best customer experience.

BW Offshore is the world's second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and 1 FSO represented in all major oil regions world-wide. The company also operates additional 2 FPSOs. BW LPG is the world’s largest VLGC owner and operator, by number of VLGCs and by LPG carrying capacity. BW Pacific has a substantial fleet of product tankers which carry cargoes such as naphtha, gasoline and jetoil. BW LNG manages the Group's LNG shipping and Gas Solutions business. BW VLCC can trace its roots in the crude oil transportation sector to the establishing of Sig. Bergesen d.y. & Co, a tanker business in Stavanger, Norway over 70 years ago. BW Chemical Tankers represents the Group's growing presence in the chemical tanker segment. BW Dry Cargo is a newly established department within BW to explore opportunities in the dry bulk segment between 50,000 and 90,000 dwt. BW Fleet Management is BW Group’s internal provider of ship management and newbuilding services.  

Our business is managed by experienced teams who deliver best value services and safe operations. Read on to find out more. 

BW Offshore

BW Offshore

BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. The company is the world’s second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and one FSO.

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BW LPG

BW LPG

BW LPG is the leading independent provider of maritime gas transportation services, owning and operating the world's largest LPG transportation fleet.

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BW Pacific

BW Pacific

BW Pacific is a leading provider of maritime energy transportation services with a substantial fleet of product tankers. We apply our competence and experience in commercial management and operations to offer customers the best solution to their energy transportation challenges.

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BW LNG

BW LNG

We develop, invest, build and operate floating gas infrastructures. We offer end-to-end solutions in the LNG value chain, and have substantial experience in long-distance ocean transportation of LNG.

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BW VLCC

BW VLCC

BW has been in crude oil transportation sector for over 70 years, starting when Mr Sigval Bergesen d.y. established Sig. Bergesen d.y. & Co, a tanker business in Stavanger, Norway.

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BW Chemical Tankers

BW Chemical Tankers

BW has been building on its presence in stainless steel chemical tankers since the late 2000s. The stainless steel chemical fleet will be commercially managed by WOMAR, in which BW has a 50 per cent stake.

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BW Dry Cargo

BW Dry Cargo

On 16 March 2016, BW announced that it has established a new department to explore opportunities in the dry bulk segment between 50,000 and 90,000 dwt. BW Dry Cargo will be led by incoming-Head Christian Bonfils, from 1 April 2016. The team will be based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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BW Fleet Management

BW Fleet Management

BW Fleet Management (BWFM) is BW Group’s internal provider of ship management and newbuilding services. BWFM has an experienced team within gas and tanker operations and is also involved in developing the business for the future.

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