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May 14, 2024

Solvang 2023 integrated annual report

Solvang has published the annual report, combining the financial annual report with an extensive ESG report.

October 5, 2023

Gunvor Group and Solvang form JV to own and operate 5 next generation Panamax VLGCs

Gunvor Group Ltd and Solvang ASA have formed a joint venture to own and operate five next generation eco-vessels for the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market.

September 27, 2023
Clipper Eris

Enova supports full-scale carbon capture onboard Clipper Eris

We’re happy to announce that the Norwegian State, through Enova, has approved sponsoring Solvang’s CCS project, making it possible to transfer the project from onshore testing to full-scale shipboard installation on the ethylene carrier Clipper Eris.

May 23, 2023

Solvang 2022 ESG and Annual report published

We are pleased to present our annual report for 2022, with an integrated comprehensive ESG report.

October 18, 2022

Solvang nominated for “Enterprise of the year – 2022”

Solvang is the second of the five finalists in “Enterprise of the year- 2022” in Rogaland. According to the jury, Solvang has made an impressive journey over more than eighty years.

February 18, 2022

A game changer is within reach

Solvang´s full-scale testing of carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be a game changer in the struggle to decarbonize global freight and reach the 1.5 degrees climate goal.

October 19, 2021

Solvang signs deal to decarbonise fleet

As a pioneer in international shipping, Solvang signs a LOI with Wärtsilä to test full-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) for maritime use. The long-term aim is to achieve a zero-emission deep-sea fleet.

October 18, 2021

New website for Solvang ASA

Solvang’s new web pages are updated to accommodate content related to sustainability and green shipping in addition to information about vessels, cargo and operations.

April 30, 2021

Solvang 2020 ESG and Annual report published

Sustainability is central in Solvang´s annual report for 2020. This marks the first year Solvang publishes a comprehensive ESG report, documenting efforts and results in the environmental, social and governance sectors, based on the Global Reporting Initiative GRI. Read the Solvang Annual Report 2020 (pdf for desktop) Open the mobile version Although previously unpublished, Solvang…

February 22, 2021

Solvang nominated for 2021 GREEN4SEA Technology Award

Our new class of Tier III compliant ECO LPG carriers have earned Solvang a nomination for 2021 GREEN4SEA Technology Award. The prize goes to any organization that provided a significant technological achievement or breakthrough in environmental maritime activity. The vessel specification and detailed design is based on experience with our previous ECO design where we combine…

April 2, 2020

Solvang win the Marine Money bank debt deal of the year award

We were very pleased to be nominated for the 2019 bank-debt-deal of the year award, and even more pleased to be the actual winner.   The Solvang group had a major reorganization completed at the end of 2018, going from a complicated structure with multiple partnership companies, to a corporate structure with most vessels owned…

November 7, 2019

Annual Fall Meeting Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

October 30th and 31st Solvang participated at the annual Maritime Anti-Corruption Network meeting in London. The meeting covered a mix of plenary sessions and working group activities. On collective action, the following relevant topics were discussed: To expand and deepen our impact in Nigeria, MACN has received a four-year funding grant from the Danish Ministry…

October 31, 2019

Delivery of VLGC new-build

We are very pleased to announce the delivery of Clipper Wilma on October 31st 2019 from Hyundai Heavy Industries.

September 18, 2019

Delivery of ethylene new-build

We are very pleased to announce the delivery of Clipper Eris on September 18th 2019 from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

June 18, 2019
Clipper Venus

Making heavy fuel oil clean

Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) combined with previous measures reduces NOx emissions from heavy fuel oil by up to 80 % in a typical LPG tanker. The concept is a potential game changer for Norwegian domestic shipping.

May 14, 2019

The evolution continues

Our new class of ethylene carriers are the first HFO (Heavy Fuel Oil) fuelled TIER III* compliant ethylene carriers in the world. The vessel specification and detailed design is based on experience with our previous ECO design where we combine cost-effective means for minimizing the overall fuel consumption.

January 5, 2019

Tier III compliant Clipper Eirene off launch Korea

Tier III compliant Clipper Eirene off launch Korea May, 2019

March 30, 2017

Solvang declares option for two additional 21 000 cbm ethylene carriers

Solvang and partners have today declared the two optional ships and signed the shipbuilding contract for the two additional 21.000 cbm ethylene carriers, increasing the order to a total of four 21.000 cbm ethylene carriers.

March 24, 2017
Clipper Eos

Solvang has signed contract for two new ships

Solvang and partners have today signed the shipbuilding contract for two 21.000 cbm ethylene carriers, and have the option to extend the order with additional two vessels.

March 6, 2017

New location for Solvang’s head office in Stavanger

Solvangs head office has moved to new offices at Strandkaien 36 in the center of Stavanger. The reception is on the 4th floor.

February 17, 2017
Clipper Eirene

Solvang signs LOI for two new ships

Solvang and partners have today signed a LOI with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for the construction of 2 firm + 2 optional 21.000 cbm ethylene carriers for delivery Q1 and Q2 2019.

January 27, 2017
Clipper Eirene

Solvang’s new-builds, the greenest and most fuel efficient ever

Solvang’s new-builds (84k cbm) at Hyundai Heavy Industries (delivered 3rd amd 4 th quarter 2013) are two of the most fuel efficient LPG carriers ever built, in addition they are some of the world’s largest ships for transporting liquefied petroleum gas.

August 31, 2016

New Offices for Solvang’s Oslo branch

Solvang’s operation and commercial team has moved offices across the street from Haakon VII’s gt 1 to Haakon VII’s gt 6. The new offices are located on the 5th floor.

January 5, 2016
Clipper Saturn

IGC merging with Solvang

Effective as from 1st of January 2016, Solvang has decided to merge their fully owned subsidiary, International Gas Carriers (IGC), into the existing Solvang organisation. All personnel previously employed by IGC will now be employed by Solvang, and will continue to perform the chartering and operation of the Solvang fleet as before

November 11, 2015
Clipper Odin

LPG/C Clipper Odin

Solvang has now taken delivery of the vessel “Odin”, a MGC of 38.000cbm built in 2005.

September 7, 2015
Clipper Eirene

New building orders and timecharter contracts

Solvang ASA and partners have signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea, for the construction of two 78.700 cbm LPG carriers.

August 12, 2015

The last of three LGC newbuildings delivered

Solvang has now taken delivery of the third and last of the three Large Gas Carriers (LGC) being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea.

August 7, 2013
Clipper Eirene

Dissolution of Evergas Solvang Ethylene joint venture

Solvang has requested the Evergas Solvang Ethylene (ESE) joint venture to be dissolved. For practical purposes, the partners have now agreed to operate with business as usual up to 31 December 2013 to fulfill all the contractual obligations currently held by ESE joint venture. Both parties are free to compete immediately on any new business with contractual start-up from January 1st 2014.

June 19, 2013
Clipper Eirene

Solvang LGC new-builds – Fuel efficient and custom designed

Solvang has ordered from Hyundai Heavy Industries two LGC vessels (60,000 cbm), with a third optional vessel declarable within 6 months. The two firm vessels will be delivered in March and May 2015, and the optional vessel has delivery in July 2015.