BW LPG could retrofit at least eight large gas vessels in climate plan

As many as 20 ships in BW LPG's fleet could be sailing on liquefied petroleum gas in the coming years, CEO Anders Onarheim tells ShippingWatch. The consequences of coronavirus are unknown.

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Major gas shipping company BW LPG has several ships in its VLGC fleet that could in the future be sailing on liquefied petroleum gas in order to lower the company's greenhouse gas emissions.

The shipping company, the world's biggest owner and operator of the very large gas carriers, has already in recent months committed to retrofitting 12 ships with so-called dual-fuel engines that enable them to switch between LPG and low-sulfur fuels.

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