Protecting Biodiversity

Material Topic for BW LPG

The deep Blue , the world's oceans, help us connect the world's markets
Ensuring the deep blue remains clean for future generations

Risk, Commitment, Value


Non-compliance with policies and procedures concerning hazardous spills, effluents, ballast water operations, waste, and ship recycling can compromise crew safety and environmental standards. This may lead to penalties, including restrictions on international operational capacity. 


We uphold responsible fleet operations by ensuring full compliance with all relevant international regulations and policies that aim to minimise the impact of operations on marine biodiversity. 


We provide a safe workplace for our crew as we maximise fleet availability for our customers, protect the environment and work collaboratively with flag and port states. 


Water Management

The impact on water bodies resulting from operations is a key consideration for BW LPG, encompassing concerns such as noise pollution and the protection of marine areas. The company places emphasis on effective management of ballast water and effluents discharge to mitigate adverse effects. The company has implemented measures for incident pollution management, ensuring a comprehensive approach to safeguarding water ecosystems and minimizing the environmental footprint associated with its activities. 

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Waste Management

We recognise the potential impact of waste generated on biodiversity, especially in marine protected areas. We focus on the reduction, recycling, and treatment of waste. Effective management of hazardous materials use, and disposal is a priority, which are conducted in alignment with responsible environmental practices. Additionally, BW LPG is dedicated to overseeing ship recycling processes responsibly, optimising the use of waste materials  and components. 

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Targets and Metrics


Our ambition is to improve operational efficiency and reduce our environmental footprint. Our strategy is to limit our harmful gas and water emissions, and reduce waste generated from our operations and activities.


To assess and manage climate-related risks and opportunities, we identify and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).