Download Icon Download Report
SOCIAL Employee Relations
Back to prev Menu
Menu Icon
  • Our employees are important to us. Our priority is to ensure that we maintain an engaged and trained workforce who feel empowered to take on any challenge.

  • Open Communication

    At BW LPG, we encourage an open-door consultative culture to encourage active communication across all layers. Town hall meetings are held on a regular basis where Management will share business updates whilst employees are encouraged to give feedback or ask questions. Employees are also kept abreast on company policies, announcements, and updates through the intranet.

    BW LPG has a grievance process which involves direct communication between the employee/crew and their Line Manager, with involvement from the Human Resource Department/designated person ashore if required.

  • Talent Management and Engagement

    We recognise that continued success is dependent on our employees’ ability to have the necessary skills, leadership, and competency. Hence, one of our focus areas is to invest in the learning and development of employees to improve knowledge and working performance. This is managed through the following shown below.

    • Click to View MANAGING AND ENGAGING OUR TALENT
Close

Managing and Engaging our Talents

  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROCESS

    Formal performance appraisal where performance is evaluated holistically and not limited to measuring performance against individual objectives and contributions.
  • 360 DEGREE FEEDBACK PROCESS

    Confidential feedback gathered from the employee’s colleagues and supervisors to help employees recognize their strengths and area of development.
  • CROSS TRAINING ACROSS FUNCTIONS AND DEPARTMENTS

    Cross training provides opportunity for an employee to develop other skills and competencies, and embark on other career opportunities.
  • PERSONALISED PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

    Employees are accountable and encouraged to drive their own training plan to ensure that the training embarked upon is effective and customized.
  • SHIPPING TRAINEE PROGRAM

    A two-year development program with rotations across multiple departments to gain broad-based exposure and insights into the business. Trainees will undertake different initiatives under mentorship from assigned coaches to enhance learning.
  • HIGH POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND SUCCESSION PLANNING

    Development of high potential employees to build a strong leadership bench, enhance our capability to deliver on future strategy, and enable accelerated career progression.
Close

RANGE OF TRAINING PROGRAMS

  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

    Leaders underwent training to equip themselves with skills to manage more effectively during adversity and uncertain times. We also provided training on how to give and receive feedback from employees and customers, to improve our ways of working together.
  • SAFETY AND SECURITY

    Training was conducted to ensure that stringent safety and security standards are upheld in operations. Crisis management was key scope in 2020 – to provide employees with a detailed understanding of how best to manage a crisis, with focus on preparation and response procedures.
  • OPERATIONAL UPSKILLING

    With the planned retrofitting to LPG propulsion technology onboard 15 vessels, training was necessary to ensure the appropriate transfer of technical skills, adaptation of operational procedures, and understanding of contractual matters.
  • LUNCH AND LEARN

    These sessions are a regular feature – Over lunch, representatives from departments speak about their responsibilities with the aim of sharing knowledge, growing a general awareness of how work across departments are inter-related, and explore opportunities for collaboration.
  • OTHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION

    Every employee has a personalized development plan and are offered tailored training opportunities which may include workshops, seminars or on-the-job shadowing. General training on matters such as effective customer service are also provided.
Close

Human Rights and Fair Labour Practices

  • NON-DISCRIMINATION

    BW LPG upholds a merit-based work environment and expressly prohibits discrimination in the workplace.
  • NON-HARASSMENT

    The work environment and culture should be characterised by mutual trust and the absence of bullying or harassment of any kind.
  • FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND THE RIGHT TO COLLECTIVE BARGANING

    BW LPG does not hinder crew / employees’ rights to form, join a labour union, or other organization of their choice and respects the right to collective bargaining in support of their mutual interests.
  • NO FORCED OR CHILD LABOUR

    BW LPG prohibits any form of forced or child labour, including slavery and human trafficking
  • A SAFE AND CONDUCIVE WORKPLACE

    BW LPG works to ensures that the workplace is a safe and conducive environment for everyone.
Close

WORK-LIFE BALANCE INITIATIVES AND BENEFITS

  • PAID LEAVE AND FLEXIBLE WORK ARRANGEMENTS

    All employees are entitled to paid leave (including medical and parental) as per local government regulations and flexible work arrangements.
  • HEALTH SCREENINGS MEDICAL, DENTAL AND LIFE INSURANCE

    Employees are covered for health screenings, medical, dental and life insurance (including disability and invalidity cover).
  • RETIREMENT PROVISIONS

    Employees and crew enjoy retirement provisions as per local government regulations.
  • MANAGEMENT SHARE OPTION PLAN

    The Senior Management are offered company share options in our Long-Term Management Share Option Plan (LTIP) to align the interests of the senior management with those of our shareholders.
  • TEAM BONDING

    BW LPG organizes regular events such as Family Day, Quarterly Drinks, Breakfast Together, Lunch and Learn Sessions and other informal department outings.
  • SPONSORED ACTIVE LIFESTYLE ACTIVITIES

    BW LPG regularly supports participation in sporting challenges to promote an active lifestyle.
  • BW RECREATION CLUB

    An employee-run club that regularly organises leisure and social activities for employees and their family.
  • COMFORTABLE AND EFFICIENT WORKSPACE

    BW LPG provides ergonomic desks and chairs in the office for all employees to minimize workplace injuries and optimize work productivity.
  • WELL-STOCKED PANTRY

    A well-stocked pantry is provided with healthy food choices.