She was built in Hakata, Japan at the Watanabe Zosen K.K. Shipyard for Klaus Oldendorff and she entered service as Nordholm. She sailed as such for most of career and it was not until January of 2001 that she was renamed for the first time. When this picture was added to the archives in September of 2002 she was still listed as operational under the name Samali S the Samali Shipping & Trading Co. Ltd. She was registered out of Lattakia, Syria and was being managed by the Samin Shipping Company.
Information courtesy Marine News (The World Ship Society), Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register
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