About BW LPG

As the world’s leading owner and operator of LPG carriers with five decades of operating experience, BW LPG promotes competitive, sustainable solutions to secure value for society and our stakeholders. Our global footprint spans seven countries with 15 nationalities represented across our workforce. Our fleet of 39 Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) offer a total carrying capacity of over 3 million CBM. From spot voyages and time charters to Contracts of Affreightments (CoAs), our emphasis on flexible, reliable service has earned the trust of leading oil companies as well as trading and utility companies. More information about BW LPG can be found at BW LPG is associated with BW Group, a leading global maritime company involved in shipping, floating infrastructure, deepwater oil & gas production, and new sustainable technologies. Founded in 1955 by Sir YK Pao, BW controls a fleet of over 490 vessels transporting oil, gas and dry commodities, with its 200 LNG and LPG ships constituting the largest gas fleet in the world. In the renewables space, the group has investments in solar, wind, batteries, biofuels and water treatment.

Are you ready to make an impact?
What drives us is our mission to deliver energy for the world today, and to find solutions for tomorrow. If you want to make lives better around the world by providing access to energy, while working on sustainability and decarbonisation, we’d like to hear from you. Working at BW you will feel the pulse of the world each day. If something happens in the world, we feel it, and you can play your part by anticipating and responding to it. Our high-performing teams are drawn to BW by the global nature of our work and the satisfaction of working with collaborative people who inspire each other to deliver exceptional results.


We are currently seeking: 

Technical Superintendent BW LPG 

To support our vision to be Best on Water and to support our growth, BW LPG is looking for a highly motivated Technical Superintendent to join our team. You will proactively take part in managing our newly converted fleet of dual fuel vessels (LGIP). Converting to LPG and dual fuel is our way of actively starting the decarbonisation of the shipping sector and we are already planning the “Next generation of VLGC vessels”. BW LPG is the place to be if you would like to be part of an innovative environment. As a Technical Superintendent you will be responsible for all aspects of technical management for assigned vessels in order to contribute to a safe, reliable and cost-effective operations. 


  • Promote and adhere to the company’s vision of zero harm.
  • Manage day-to-day technical operation and performance of assigned vessels to ensure that applicable requirements to safety, quality, efficiency and environmental performance are met.
  • Liaise closely with Operations to optimize each vessel’s overall commercial performance.
  • Develop, monitor and control running cost budgets to meet goals and KPI’s.
  • Identify areas for improvements and modifications, evaluate and improve vessel performance.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with statutory, class and other third-party requirements.
  • Supervise and report repairs and modifications.
  • Manage all phases of the dry-docking process from initial planning to completion.
  • Contribute to improved learning transfer across the fleets.
  • Ensure that all activities, also by third parties engaged, comply with set HSEQ standards.
  • Visit assigned vessels regularly.
  • Conduct appraisals of onboard ship management team.
  • Monitor guarantee defects and claims and ensure repairs are closed out and reported.


  • BSc/MSc in Marine engineering or Master/Chief/2Eng Engineer.
  • Technical skills related to ship operation and repairs.
  • Experience as Technical Superintendent, or similar, is an advantage.
  • Knowledge from LPG or product tankers is an advantage. 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Good command of English.Applicants must qualify for permanent residence permit for work purposes in Norway.

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills, with cultural awareness.
  • Proactive with a strong personal drive.
  • Good analytical skills/assessment ability.
  •  Leadership skills.
  • Have a holistic perspective, without losing attention to details.

We offer:

  • Competitive terms.
  • International and highly competent working environment.
  • A challenging position and good opportunities for individual development.
  • Possibilities for part time home office.

The position will be based in Oslo. Travelling should be expected. Please send your application with CV and transcripts through our website within 25 Oct 2022. For further information, please contact Henning Rognli, Fleet Manager LPG, +47 91182346 or Kamilla M. Røstad, HR Manager, phone: +47 90419496.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment After agreement
Salary After agreement
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Karenslyst Allé 6, 0278 Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 2022/9
  • Kamilla Moestue Rostad, +4790419496
  • Henning Rognli, +4791182346
Published 03.Oct.2022
Last application date 25.Oct.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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