Former BW Group and Norden chief Carsten Mortensen is taking up the role of non-executive chairman at weather routing company StormGeo.

Continuing on the M&A trail BW Group has launched a takeover offer for small pressurised LPG carrier owner Epic Gas after taking a majority stake in the company.

The Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) has announced that John C. Hadjipateras, chairman, ceo & president of the listed company Dorian LPG has been selected as its 2019 Commodore.

Tanker owner DHT Holdings co-ceos have swapped the Norwegian winter for eternal summer on the equator relocating from Norway to Singapore.

Andreas Sohmen-Pao's BW LPG has dropped its pursuit of rival Dorian LPG due its “continued refusal to give a meaningful response”.

Dorian LPG has fired back that BW LPG has been “disingenious” to say it has been unresponsive to the Singapore-owned company's takeover proposals.

BW Group is claiming a world's first in retrofitting four LPG tankers with LPG dual-fuel engines to comply with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 0.5% sulphur cap.

BW Group has made another consolidation move in the tanker sector, this time in the product tanker space, acquiring a 36.3% stake in Hafnia Tankers taking its shareholding in the Danish-based shipowner to 43.5%.

Mitsui & Co is entering the FSRU space in a joint venture with Singapore-headquartered owner BW Group.

BW Offshore says it expects a low number of awards in the market in the medium-term as it returned to the black in Q2.

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