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: 

Technical Trainee BW LNG

In order to support our vision to be Best on Water, BW is looking for a highly motivated trainee that can assist in developing our technical operation together with our world-class technical gas team. We are seeking a trainee with a marine technical background and with the mindset of tomorrow who will influence the efficiency and the way we work. Our trainee has profound knowledge and a passion for marine technical solutions and together with a team will influence our work processes with emerging technologies. Upon successful completion of the trainee period, there are potential opportunities for assignments within one of the technical segments in the BW Group, depending on the candidate’s preference and the organisation’s needs. 

Our trainee will be a part of one of the leading management program in Norway, Maritime Trainee, which is organized for the industry by the Norwegian Shipowner’s Association (Rederiforbundet). The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules planned to take place in Norway, Singapore and London. This program gives you an outstanding way to start your career. In BW, the trainee will spend time across various departments and get exposed to commercial, financial, legal and technical challenges. There is potential for spending parts of the trainee period in Singapore and to join 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 our trainee the most valuable experiences from different parts of our projects and organization.

Possible experiences and responsibilities:

  • Gain hands-on experience into day-today ship operations and understand problem-solving challenges by briefly sailing aboard our vessels.
  • Support Technical Superintendents to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the fleet.
  • Engage with our Newbuild department and gain insights into our ship ordering process. Contribute to the exploration of cutting-edge technologies for the advancement of our future vessel generations.
  • Join our projects team who are dedicated to developing new initiatives and enhancing ongoing projects. Contribute by identifying innovative technical solutions for potential ventures and actively participate in the execution of our ongoing projects.
  • Join our on-site team in South Korea where we’re constructing new ships. Gain hands-on experience and understanding of the operations of a newbuild shipyard by witnessing shipbuilding process firsthand.
  • Collaborate with our commercial team to grasp the dynamics of the LNG and FSRU business. Participate in the team’s efforts on new tenders and contracts to gain insights into essential aspects of our operations.


The right candidate may have a background from the following marine disciplines: 

  • Master’s degree in Marine Engineering, Marine Technology, Marine Automation or other Shipping related studies or in combination with Information Technology & Informatics, Marine Cybernetics or equivalent.
  • Great interest in development of technical solutions.
  • Excellent command of English.

Personal qualifications:

  • Proactive with a strong personal drive.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-going.
  • Have a holistic perspective, without losing attention to details. 
  • Good data analytical skills.

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, motivation letter 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: Henning Rognli, Head of Fleets LNG/FSRU, phone +47 91182346 or Agne Averjanova, HR Generalist, phone: +47 48688758.




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 Oslo
County Oslo
Country Norway
Reference number 2023/23
  • Henning Rognli, +4791182346
  • Agne Averjanova, +4748688758
Published 28.Aug.2023
Last application date 30.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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