Bergesen Worldwide, is an international maritime group that through its subsidiaries operates within the tanker, gas and offshore segments, with a fleet of more than 100 owned, part-owned or controlled vessels.
The group has seven business areas: crude tankers, product tankers, chemical tankers, LNG (liquefied natural gas) carriers, LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) carriers, offshore floating production vessels (FPSO) and offshore technology (mooring systems for FPSOs and offshore LNG terminals). The company was created as a merger between Bergesen d.y. and World-Wide Shipping. Operations are performed by subsidiaries, with BW Gas and BW Offshore being publicly listed companies. BW Gas delisted in 2009. Main offices are in Oslo and Singaporewhile the holding company is registered in Bermuda.
The BW Group comprises BW Offshore, BW LPG, BW Pacific, BW LNG, BW VLCC, BW Chemical Tankers, BW Dry Cargo and BW Fleet Management.
With offices in eight countries, BW Group employs more than 4,500 people. BW Group manages the world’s largest independently owned and operated fleet of gas carriers (LNG and LPG), and the second largest fleet of FPSO vessels.