LNG Vessel Management
LNG vessels managed by WSM are maintained to the highest standards by our in-house team of LNG experts, made of driven people, who aim for greater operating efficiency and commercial success without compromising on safety and quality.
WSM maintains an updated Tanker Management & Self-Assessment (TMSA), which is reviewed by various oil majors. With continual improvements in our systems and dedicated sailing staff, our vessels' performance in SIRE inspections is excellent.
Our LNG experts also provide value added specialized services for:
- Safe and efficient loading of LNG coolant in different scenarios
- Life Extension studies and implementation thereof
- Preparation of vetting inspections by continuous engagement with ship staff and also by conducting pre-vetting sailing visits
- FSU & FSRU conversion, new build and management
Ship management solutions
Our vessel operations are supported by established and proven systems using integrated digital solutions. Transparency between ship and shore is being enhanced continually through our Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Our Risk Management & Systems safeguards ship owners, crew and the public from any risks.
We source and retain capable crew from our global manning offices. Our crew retention rate for Gas fleet is more than 96%. With our extensive services for crew management, owners are not only getting competent seafarers, but also access to trainings and certification requirements to update their skills.
We provide transparent Vessel Accounting service for timely and accurate reports of financial statements anytime, anywhere. Owners can benefit from real cost savings through our vast network of suppliers via Global Procurement Services.
For professional planning, preparation and execution of Dry Docking, our in-house experts ensure a predictable experience to minimize unplanned expenses.
Newbuilding supervision for LNG vessels
We have an LNG-experienced newbuilding team to supervise and keep to strict timelines to achieve your newbuilding objectives.
A dedicated newbuilding supervision on-site team will closely monitor the progress, safety and quality during construction from specification review to delivery. Through our established track record with shipyards in Asia, and also the local know-how, we can provide owners a seamless ship construction journey. Read more about our partnership in China.
WSM is a full member of the Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators Ltd. (SIGTTO), working together with the largest industry players to implement best practices across the gas shipping and terminal industries.
As part of The Society For Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF), we join forces with other members to encourage the safe and responsible operations of vessels using LNG as fuel and promoting marine activities relating to the supply of LNG used for fuel.