Nakilat transitions LNG Onaiza to in-house management
Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Onaiza from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company Ltd.) with effect from 19 May 2017, as part of the planned and phased transition announced on 19th October 2016. With a cargo carrying capacity of 210,150 cubic meters, Onaiza is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering was delivered in April 2009 and has been in service ever since.
Onaiza is the seventh wholly-owned LNG vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd. (NSQL), bringing the total number of vessels managed by NSQL to 15, comprising of 11 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.