About BW LNG

BW LNG is a leading developer, owner and operator of floating gas infrastructure solutions. Our Shipping unit brings LNG to where it is needed, and our Gas Solutions unit develops, owns and operates floating gas infrastructure.

A global company with over four decades of experience in gas solutions, with more than 30 LNG carriers and Floating Storage, and Regasification Units, we strive to be a long-term partner for sustainable growth and competitive solutions towards a low-carbon society. BW LNG has offices in Oslo, Singapore, Houston, Rio, Beijing, Mumbai and Manila.

BW LNG is an affiliate of BW Group, a leading global maritime company involved in shipping, floating infrastructure, deep-water 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 ship constituting the largest gas fleet in the world. In the renewables space, the group has investments in solar, wind, batteries, biofuels and water treatment. 

For more information on BW LNG, please visit: 

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 decarbonization, 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: 

Commercial Trainee BW LNG

In order to support our vision to be Best on Water, BW is looking for a highly motivated trainee that will strengthen the commercial team to support our fleet expansion and continued growth plans. The shipping industry is in exceptionally exciting times with new environmental changes, and you will have a chance to influence our path towards the future by taking initiative and sharing ideas. Upon successful completion of the trainee period, there are potential opportunities for assignments within one of the commercial segments in BW Group, depending on the candidate’s preferences and the organisation’s needs.

Our trainee will be a part of one of the leading management programs in Norway, Maritime Trainee, which is organised for leading players in the maritime industry by the Norwegian Shipowner’s Association (Rederiforbundet). The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with five academic modules planned to take place in Norway, Singapore and London, offering you an outstanding way to start your career. In BW LNG, the trainee will spend time across various departments and get exposed to for example commercial, financial, legal and technical challenges. There is potential for spending parts of the trainee period in our office in Singapore and joining one of our LNG carriers for a shorter sailing period.

The trainee rotations are built up around our projects at the time. It gives us the possibility to customize the rotations to give you the most valuable experiences from different parts of our projects and organization, also based on your preferences and interest. 

Potential responsibilities and experiences:

  • Be a key team member in the business development team in BW LNG, participating in deals from origination to execution and on to contract management.
  • Commercial operation of our vessels, communicating, coordinating and planning with key stakeholders, captains and charterers.
  • Conduct market research and analysis on the LNG shipping and FSRU sectors.
  • Participating in developing our fleet towards regulations and emission reduction goals, involving collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Build and maintain project and financial models.
  • Prepare commercial proposals and other related materials for charterers and executive management.
  • Gain hands-on experience into day-today ship operations and understand problem-solving challenges by briefly sailing aboard our vessels. 


  • MBA or Masters degree within Shipping, Finance, Business Management, Economics, Industrial Economics, Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Personal qualifications:

  • High motivation and drive with a flexible attitude.
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of market dynamics.
  • Structured and well-organised.
  • Proven ability to work independently, but with solid teamwork skills.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with cultural awareness.

We offer:

  • International and highly competent working environment.
  • A challenging position and good opportunities for individual development.
  • Competitive terms.
  • Attractive pension scheme.
  • Flexible/hybrid working arrangements.

Don't meet every single requirement? At BW, we value diversity and the unique experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to our business. We welcome you to apply for the role even if you don't fully meet all the listed requirements, especially if you are passionate about building an inclusive culture where we strive to be our best. You may be just the right candidate!

The position will be based in Oslo, some travelling should be expected. 

Please submit your application with CV and transcripts (higher education) through our website as soon as possible and no later than 30 September 2023. Relevant candidates will be contacted consecutively.

For further information, please contact: Magnus Selås, Senior Manager, LNG, phone: +47 97560844 or Agne Averjanova, HR Generalist, phone: +47 48688758.



Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment After agreement
Salary After agreement
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 2023/22
  • Magnus Selås, +4797560844
  • Agne Averjanova, +4748688758
Published 28.Aug.2023
Last application date 30.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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