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 17 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. BW LPG, as a member of the BW Group, is one of Forbes World’s Best Employers 2023.


We are currently seeking:

Manager, LPG Operations

BW LPG is looking for a highly motivated and self-driven Operator Specialist to join our Operations team. Based in Oslo, this position will ensure effective and efficient coordination of fleet vessels operations.

The role requires following up on contractual commitments, monitor daily operational activities, ensuring vessel compliance to various regulations and performance as per Charter Party and contracts. The role involves working closely with Charterers, Commercial department and technical fleet organization based in Oslo to support our customers, in constant pursuit of operational excellence.


  • Responsible for daily vessel operations in all time zones under direct supervision of the Manager/Senior Manager
  • Negotiate and procure bunkers for spot market ships, under the guidance of the Manager/Senior Manager
  • Maintain up to date and manage all department / fleet operational records, files and databases
  • Process and ensure compliance with Charter Party requirements and company procedures, all relevant operational information between fleet vessels, brokers, charterers and agents
  • Monitor and record all details of voyage performance including off-hire, stoppages and delays
  • Liaise with the Commercial department concerning any vessel information requirements, questionnaires, certification, and scheduling as part of all pre and post fixture support
  • Liaise with the fleet and manning teams on vessel movements and voyage scheduling
  • Arrange all routine invoicing and funding for voyage costs, including agency appointments, non-compulsory pilotage and surveyor’s attendance
  • Assist in department projects or additional duties as and when required
  • Actively participate in the development of the quality management system and engage in the process for the continuous improvement of departmental procedures
  • Drive performance improvement initiatives and sharing best practices


  • Degree in Maritime studies, or equivalent degree in Logistics / Business
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the Maritime industry. Sailing experience preferred
  • Familiar with gas carrier vessel operations
  • Understanding of post-fixture work, laytime and demurrage calculations
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Hold a permanent residence permit for work purposes in Norway

Personal qualifications:

  • Able to work in a systematic, organized, precise and accurate manner
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Continuously required to provide support and assist others
  • Steady and predictable in behavior
  • Works in a careful and thorough manner
  • Collaborative

We offer:

  • International and highly competent working environment
  • Professional challenges in a global organization
  • A highly competent, open, and friendly environment
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Flexible/hybrid working arrangements

The position will be based in Oslo. Some traveling should be expected.

Please submit your application with CV, motivational letter and transcripts through our website by 28 April 2024.

For further information, please contact: Vice President & Head of Operations, Prodyut Banerjee, phone +65 9011 4717, or General Manager, Fleet Operations, Anne Chevalier, phone +65 9674 4095 or Kamilla Moestue Røstad, Senior Manager HR, phone +47 9041 9496. 

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 2024/7
  • Kamilla M. Røstad, +4790419496
  • Prodyut Banerjee, +6590114717
  • Anne Chevalier, +6596744095
Published 12.Apr.2024
Last application date 28.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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