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BW and Lauritzen create new gas major: BW Epic Kosan

Epic Gas and Lauritzen Kosan join forces in a new company named BW Epic Kosan. The company, which will have the BW Group as its majority owner, will operate a total fleet of 77 vessels.

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Lauritzen Kosan and Epic Gas join forces to create a new major in the market for LPG, named BW Epic Kosan.

The new company will operate a combined fleet of 77 vessels, of which 53 are owned tonnage. BW Group, which already owns part of Epic Gas, will also be the biggest stakeholder in the joint company, taking a share of 58 percent. The shipping company will be headquartered in Singapore, where BW Group resides.

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