30th November 2016
Two Becker Twist Rudders for Matson ConRo ships
Becker received a remarkable rudder order for Matson Navigations two new Kanaloa class ConRo vessels, scheduled for delivery at the end of 2019 and mid-year 2020. The ships are designed by Busan-based company DSEC, which is a subsidiary of DSME, and build under Jones act by NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The newbuildings will be equipped with large Becker Flap Rudders Twisted, incorporating both Becker´s twisted leading edge technology and Becker's well-proven rudder bulb design. This rudder system ensures great manoeuvring performance in sailing condition as well as excellent slow speed manoeuvrability in harbour operation.