BW LPG’s fourth VLGC conversion starts maiden voyage

BW’s fourth VLGC conversion to LPG dual-fuel propulsion has left China following the completion of its sea and gas trials.

BW Libra is on its way to Singapore for bunkers, before sailing to the US via the Suez Canal, according to BW LPG.

China’s Yiu Lian shipyard will convert in total 15 very large gas carriers to LPG dual-fuel propulsion for the LPG unit of Singapore’s gas shipping giant BW.

The newly converted vessel joins BW Orion, BW Gemini and BW Leo that are already using LPG as fuel.

The world’s largest owner of VLGCs sees a bright future for LPG as fuel as it will help the firm decarbonize its operations.

The retrofit project has a combined cost of about $130 million.

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