Built as a ro-ro cargo ship under yard No 1267 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries at Kobe, Japan for Neptune Beta Lines, Singapore.
August 1977 launched as the ANRO TEMASEK.
Tonnage 13,129 grt, 5,683 nrt, 16,657 dwt. Dim. 181.77 x 27.51 x 16.77m, length bpp 168.03m, draught 9.02m.
Powered by one 9-cyl diesel engine, 18,990 bhp, speed 15 knots.
March 1974 completed.
Used in the liner service between Singapore and Australia.
1981 Sold to GATX Leasing (Pacific) Ltd., Singapore. Managed by Neptune Orient Lines. Lengthened: tonnage 16,063 grt, 22,319 dwt., length 212.9m. bpp.199.2m
Container capacity increased with 100 units.
1999 Renamed by owners in APL LOTUS.
2000 Sold to unspecified owners in Panama and reamed CAPE.
Arrived Bombay, India 20 September 2000 for scrapping.
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Singapore 1978 50c sg337, scott310
Source: http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz Marine News. Register of Merchant Ships completed in 1977.