BW LPG said that it has taken delivery of BW Aries, the first of eight newly-built very large gas carriers from Hyundai Heavy Industries.
BW Aries’ and her sister-ships’ designs incorporate modern solutions for improved safety, environmental performance, and fuel savings,BW said in a statement.
Andrew Hoare, BW LPG’s Chief Commercial Officer stated, “The BW Aries is the first of the eight new buildings ordered with HHI and she joins our fleet to enhance our delivery to our customers.”
BW Aries will join 19 other VLGCs in BW LPG’s fleet currently on water. The company now owns and operates a fleet of 36 vessels, comprising 20 owned VLGCs, 11 chartered-in VLGCs, AND five owned LGCs.
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