At the beginning of the new year Becker signed the first order of three Mewis Ductâ with Grieg Shipping Group AS from Bergen (Norway). The brand-new product will be installed on three existing vessel as retrofit. The ten and fifteen years old, 185 m long, 46,600 dwt ships are running with a service speed of 16 knots. Becker expects to improve the propulsion by at least 5%, the model test shall research detaily the improvement. The first Mewis Ductâ shall be installed in beginning of July 2009.
Becker is looking forward to auspicious success because of the huge interest of the Mewis Ductâ from ship owner site.