Aurora brand fades as BW takes control

BW LPG, having fully taken over Norway’s Aurora LPG last month, has now moved to rebrand the firm and its fleet.

As part of the integration process, BW LPG has announced that all of Aurora’s ships, will be renamed to BW pre-fixed names.

Moreover, BW LPG has announced it will open new offices in Houston and Oslo.

The nine-ship Aurora fleet gives BW LPG a 52-strong fleet, a dominant hold in the VLGC trades.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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