BW LPG: The challenge is a big fleet

BW LPG is growing with the acquisition of shares in Dorian LPG to become an even bigger VLGC player. One big challenge is the optimization of the entire fleet, says CEO Nicholas Gleeson to ShippingWatch.

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On Monday of this week, BW Group purchased a stake in Dorian LPG of 10.2 percent from Scorpio Tankers. The acquisition is part of BW Group's strategy to be at the top of the large gas tanker segment.

"Dorian is a rapidly growing company with a quality fleet, and we are pleased to have purchased a stake in it.  This purchase reiterates our belief in the VLGC space, and is in line with BW's long-term commitment to our business and this segment in particular," says a spokesperson from BW Group to ShippingWatch regarding the purchase.

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