Keel laid on 20.04.2001by Ente Administrador Astilleros Rio Santiago (ARS), Ensenada, Argentina (Yard No. 71). Launched: 31.01.2003 as ALPINA, Lloyd's Register No.: 9244037. Delivered on 26.06.2003 for Alpina Shipping Company Ltd., Chur, Switzerland (Management: Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd., Limassol, Majuro. Official No.: 1854. Cargo gear: 4x 30.5-tons SWL (Safe Working Load) cranes. Call sign: V7ER3.

Purchased at Montreal on 18.06.2004 by Massatlantic S.A., Fribourg (Management: Massoel Gestion S.A., Genève), Basel. Not renamed. Official No.: 169. Call sign: HBLB.

29.11.2004: Sold for about 23.5 million $ to Jadera Maritime Ltd. (Management: Tankerska Plovidba dd, Zadar), Valletta. Official No.: 9108. Call sign: 9HAG8. Not renamed.

06.2008: Renamed NOVIGRAD and registered at Zadar, Croatia. Official No. n.a. Call sign: 9AA5584.

In May 2013 sold to Occitan Bulkers Ltd., Nassau (Management: SGM Shipping Services SA, Genève / Tech. Mgmt.: Synergy Maritime Pvt Ltd., Chennai, India) and renamed OCCITAN BARSAC. Official No.: 311000126. Call sign: C6AR2.

From October 18, 2018, the management company SGM Shipping Services SA is based in Nyon.