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Keel laid on 12.03.1999 and launched as CLAUDIA on 23.06.1999 at the Yiching Shipyard Co. Ltd. Yard at Yichang Hubei in China (Yard No. 741. Delivered on September 10th 1999, in Shanghai to m/v "CLAUDIA" AG, Bern (Management: Carisbrooke Shipping Ltd., Cowes / 01.09.2002 Enzian Shipping AG, Schlieren / 13. April 2006 Enzian Ship Management AG, Schlieren). Port of registry Basel. IMO No. 9187136. Official No. 154. Call sign: HBEC.

The ship’s main engine is a MAK 8-M25 with an output of 2038 hp or 1499 kW. Thanks to moveable bulkheads and decks the ship can be used as a combi freighter (tweendecker), to carry containers, bulk or break-bulk cargo. She is equipped with a 10-tonne gantry crane to move her hatch covers.

After her maiden voyage from China to Europe she was taken to the B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Hoogezand, Foxhol in the Netherlands for an upgrade, 25.11.1999 sea trials, 27.11.1999 trials with customers, 29.11.1999 again trials. The ship was officially christened on December 15th 1999 in Rotterdam by Mrs. Claudia Wengle-Böhi. The m/v CLAUDIA was the fourth of a series of four combi freighters to be run by Enzian Shipping AG (the others being the m/v MARIE-JEANNE, the m/v KATHRIN and the m/v ALESSIA).

Sold and delivered on January 23rd 2008 at Tilbury to Carisbrooke Shipping Holdings Ltd., Cowes and renamed CLAUDIA C, official No. n.a. Call sign: 2AJI7.

Purchased 15/07/2008 by CA Bulkships AS (Management Vaage Ship Management, Bergen), Ridderkerk and renamed SOLVI A. Official No. 52405. Call sign: PHQA.

On 7. October 2013 sold to Miss Sharon BV, Delfzijl (Management: Flagship Management Co BV, Farmsum) and renamed SHARON.

Purchased on November 20, 2015 by Eems Beheer VII BV, Delfzijl (Management: Wagenborg Shipping BV, Delfzijl / Technical management: SCG Management BV, Groningen). Name and homeport unchanged.