17 Becker Twist Rudders for feeder vessels
16th July 2019: Becker’s well-proven and energy-efficient twist rudder system with rudder bulb is specially designed for container vessels of all sizes. Two different orders for the delivery of 17 Becker Twist Rudders for container feeder vessels underline the strong market position of the manoeuvring system with a twist. Chinese shipyard Guangzhou Wenchong has ordered 12 Becker Twist Rudders for a series of 2,038 TEU feeder vessels under construction for Taiwanese Wan Hai Lines. This marks the second series of Wan Hai vessels to be equipped with Becker rudders this year. The other order for five – and the option for another five – Becker Twist Rudders has been placed by Jiangnan Shipbuilding from China, were a series of 2,200 TEU feeder ships is under construction for Danish Maersk Line, designated for feeder services in the Asian market.