OUR HISTORY

  • 1935

    Founded by Sigval Bergesen

  • 1967

    Entry into the dry bulk market

  • 1978

    Entry into the LPG market

  • 1986

    Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

  • 2003

    Acquired and de-listed Bergesen

  • 1955

    Founded by Sir Y.K. Pao

  • 1969

    Launch of the first VLCC – World Chief

  • 1970

    Entry into the LNG market

  • 1979

    Became the largest independent ship owner with 200 vessels

  • 1999

    Acquired N&T Argonaut

  • 2005

    A common identity with Bergesen Worldwide Gas ASA

  • 2006

    BW Gas listed as a pure gas carrier company

  • 2007

    Acquired APL

  • 2008

    Leading owner in the LPG, LNG, VLCC, Product Tanker and Offshore segments

  • 2009

    BW Gas privatised

  • 2012

    Sold APL and acquired Prosafe

  • 2013

    Acquired Maersk Tankers’ VLGC fleet
    Listing of BW LPG

  • 2014

    BW LPG won Deal of the Year Award by Marine Money
    Took delivery of BW Aries, the first of eight newbuildings from HHI

  • 2015

    Acquired a 15% stake in Aurora LPG
    Took delivery of five newbuildings from HHI

  • 2016

    Took delivery of four newbuildings from HHI & DSME to the fleet
    Acquired Aurora LPG