BW LPG Announces New Board Member

(Singapore, 15 August 2017)

The Board of BW LPG Limited (“BW LPG”, the “Company”, OSE ticker code: “BWLPG”) is pleased to announce that it has approved the appointment of Martha Kold Bakkevig as a Member of the Board.

Ms. Bakkevig has a Master’s degree and PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and a Doctorate in Economics from BI Norwegian Business School. She is the founder and Managing Partner of MKOLD and owner of Kold Invest AS. Prior to this, she was CEO of DeepWell, an oil service company operating in the North Sea.

Says BW LPG Board Chairman Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao, “We are glad to have Ms. Bakkevig on the BW LPG Board. She has many years of experience in the oil and gas industry, and she brings with her a breadth of knowledge in many fields. Ms. Bakkevig will add a strong industrial and strategic perspective to the Board”.


For further information, please contact:

Elaine Ong, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
BW LPG Limited
Tel: +65 6705 5506

John Papaioannou, CFA
Head of Strategy, Research & 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 53 Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) and Large Gas Carriers (LGC) including two VLGC newbuildings with a total carrying capacity of 4.4 million cbm. 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 Sections 4-2 and 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.