Publisert: 26.09.18

Maritime Trainee - Commercial - BW Gas AS

BW is a leading global maritime group involved in oil and gas transportation, floating gas infrastructure, deepwater production and dry cargo transportation. Through its predecessor companies, Bergesen and World-Wide Shipping, BW has been delivering energy and other vital commodities for more than 80 years.  BW's fleet of over 180 vessels includes crude oil supertankers, refined oil tankers, LNG and LPG carriers, floating storage and regasification (FSRU) units, chemical tankers, dry cargo carriers and floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units. 


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 strong fleet expansion and continued growth plans. Upon successful completion of the trainee period, there are potential opportunities for assignments within one of the commercial 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 in Norway, Singapore and London. This program gives you an outstanding way to start your career. In BW, the trainee will spend time in various departments and locations, including a sailing period on an LNG carrier/FSRU and in BW Fleet Management.

The position will be based in Oslo with some travelling expected.

Job description

  • 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
  • Conduct market research and analysis on LNG shipping and FSRU sectors
  • Build and maintain project and financial models
  • Prepare marketing proposals and other related materials
  • Analyze trends and operational data
  • Participate in specific projects as required


  • MBA or Master’s degree in either Shipping, Finance, Business Management/Economics, Industrial Economics, Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous internships in the finance/shipping industry is an advantage
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

Personal qualities

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

We offer

  • Competitive terms
  • International and highly competent working environment
  • Joining one of the leading maritime groups in the world in a time of strong growth
  • A challenging position and good opportunities for individual and professional Development

Om Maritime Trainee

If you are about to finish your master’s degree in technology, business, IT or law you should consider applying to this renowned program. Applicants with 1-2 years’ work experience are also encouraged to apply. The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules conducted in Norway, Singapore and London. This is an outstanding way to start a career in  a global industry where Norway is one of the leading nations. As a trainee you will work in a leading Norwegian maritime company and participate in an academic program with five modules in Norway and abroad. The academic program will cover topics such as digitalization of the maritime industry, insurance, finance and international regulations and maritime market opportunities within the ocean industries (offshore oil and gas, offshore renewable, aquaculture and fisheries, deep sea mining etc.). You will be hired in a permanent job and given a mentor that will support you as you embark on a global career. As part of the 18-months long program, you will rotate in the company’s different departments in Norway and abroad. This gives you a unique platform to kickstart your career. 

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