(Singapore, 7 January 2015)
Mr. Sugato Roy, Head of Fleet Supervision, will leave BW LPG Limited (“BW LPG”, the “Company”, OSE ticker code: “BWLPG”) effective 20 January 2015. The Company thanks Mr. Roy for the significant contribution he has made to BW LPG. Mr. Roy transferred to the Company from BW Group on 21 November 2013, along with other staff transferred in as a result of the Company’s listing.
The Company is pleased to announce that Mr Pontus Berg will succeed Mr. Roy in that role, which has been re-designated as Senior Vice President, Shipowner’s Representative. Mr. Berg will join the Company on 6 April 2015.
Mr. Berg, Swedish, has worked with the Eitzen Group and subsequently related companies since 2008. He is presently General Manager and Director General of Greenship Gas France, a Jaccar Group Company. Prior to this, he worked as Technical Manager at Evergas A/S and Technical & Fleet Manager at Eitzen Gas.
Mr. Berg has experience as an engineer and fleet superintendent. He is a member of the Bureau Veritas Nordic Committee and holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from Kalmar Merchant Marine University, Sweden.
Ad-interim the Fleet Supervision department will report directly to the CEO, Mr. Nicholas Gleeson.
For further information, please contact:
Chief Financial Officer
BW LPG Limited
Tel: +65 6705 5506
ABOUT BW LPG
BW LPG is the world’s largest very large gas carrier (VLGC) owner and operator based on number of VLGCs and by LPG carrying capacity. BW LPG owns and operates 36 gas carriers with a total carrying capacity of close to 3 million cbm and a further 588,000 cbm of capacity on order in Korea. With 35 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.
This information is subject to disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.