Northwest Sanderling


The Northwest Sanderling was the first ship in the fleet to carry North West Shelf LNG to Japan. The Northwest Sanderling was built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’Nagasaki shipyard and delivered in June 1989.

It is operated by Shell Tankers Australia and flies the Australian Flag.

Quick facts
Commenced: June 1989
Owner Operator:
Shell Tankers Australia
Length: 272m
Capacity: 126,718 cubic metres
Max. speed:
18.5 knots