Northwest Snipe

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The Northwest Snipe was completed in September 1990 to be the fourth LNG carrier in the fleet. The vessel was built in the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding’s Chiba Yard near Osaka/Kobe area.

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

Quick facts
Commenced: September 1990
Shell Tankers Australia
Length: 272m
Capacity: 126,942 cubic metres
Max. speed:
18.5 knots