Oldendorff Carriers has celebrated the delivery of five eco-newbuildings – four of which were handed over to the shipowner on the same day.

Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems has won a range of new contracts for its fuel-saving devices as ship operators once again face higher bunker bills and renewed calls for improvements in ship efficiency.

Becker Marine Systems has presented its 1,000th Mewis Duct at Nor-Shipping.

Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems has been turning heads at SMM with the display of a gold-painted Mewis Duct, to mark the 750th unit of the energy-saving product that Becker has built since its patented introduction just five years ago.