BW confirms LNG carrier order at DSME

A BW LNG carrier in Navantia’s Ferrol shipyard, Spain, June 2017 (Image by Mirza Duran)

Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW Group has ordered two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

A spokeswoman for BW confirmed to LNG World News on Thursday that BW’s LNG unit is the owner behind the order announced by Daewoo on December 5.

To remind, DSME did not reveal in the announcement the name of the shipowner saying it was a US owner.

The two 174,000-cbm MEGI LNG carriers, priced at some $370.1 million, are scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2021.

The deal also includes an option for 4 additional LNG carriers.

BW LNG’s fleet comprises of 25 vessels out of which 19 vessels are in operation and 6 ships are on order with Daewoo.

 

LNG World News Staff

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Posted on December 6, 2018 with tags , .

Events>

<< May 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging Houston

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging training program has been completed by hundreds of leading traders, analysts, risk managers…

read more >

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >

GIE Annual Conference 2019

The French gas infrastructure operators ELENGY, GRTgaz and Storengy are looking forward to be your hosts in 2019.

read more >

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging London

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging training program has been completed by hundreds of leading traders, analysts, risk managers…

read more >