Ordered on 18.09.2008. The keel of this Multipurpose General Cargo Vessel was laid down on 00.00.2010 by Wuhu Xinlian Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Wuhu, Anhui Province, China (Yard No. W0824).

Launched as SAFMARINE SUGUTA on 20.03.2011. Intended to be registered at Singapore. IMO No.: 9539389.
Delivered to her owners Safmarine Container Lines NV (SCL), Antwerpen on 12.03.2012, appointed managers Enzian Ship Management AG, Zürich, and registered in Hong Kong. Fitted with 3 Cranes of 80 tonnes SWL (Safe Working Load). Official No.: HK-3108. Call sign: VRIP2. The ship is in the cargo line service between Far East and Westafrica and as well world wide.

21.12.2015 sold to Hono Ship Investment Inc & Sun Alliance KK, Hong Kong (Management: Thorco Shipping A/S, Hellerup, Denmark / Technical managment: Enzian Ship Management AG, Zürich, Switzerland) and renamed THORCO ROYAL.

On the 04.09.2017 the technical management has been allocated to Shipping Company Groningen B.V. (SCG), Groningen.