(Singapore, 6 January 2017)
BW LPG Limited (“BW LPG”, the “Company”, OSE ticker code: “BWLPG”) has today taken delivery of BW Mindoro and BW Messina, the final two of four Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) in its newbuilding program from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). Concurrently, BW LPG has concluded a sale and leaseback agreement for VLGC BW Messina. BW LPG now owns a fleet of 45 vessels, comprising 40 VLGCs and five LGCs. In addition, BW LPG has two VLGC newbuildings under construction.
For further information, please contact:
Elaine Ong, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
BW LPG Limited
Tel: +65 6705 5506
John Papaioannou, CFA
Senior Manager, Strategy & Investor Relations
BW LPG Limited
Tel: +65 6705 5514
About BW LPG
BW LPG is the world's leading owner and operator of LPG vessels. BW LPG currently owns and operates 45 Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) and Large Gas Carriers (LGC) with a total carrying capacity of over 3.1 million cbm. In addition, BW LPG has two VLGC newbuildings under construction. With four decades 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.
This information is subject to disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.