Becker Marine Systems at Sea Japan 2016
The Japanese maritime market is gaining in importance for Becker Marine Systems. The Hamburg-based company is now opening an office in Kobe and is showing its innovative products at the “Sea Japan” exhibition: maneuvering systems and energy-saving devices for ships.
Every two years about 500 exhibitors present themselves to the approx. 20,000 trade visitors at the “Sea Japan” exhibition in Tokyo. As it has for many years, Becker Marine System will also be represented at Japan’s most important industry gathering this year. From 13th to 15thApril the Hamburg-based ship supplier will be showing its product portfolio at a stand in the “Big Sight Exhibition Center” (East Hall 1&2, No. JPN-39) along with its cooperation partner, Nakashima Propeller.
“We have been able to establish ourselves on the Japanese market in the past few years”, said Henning Kuhlmann, Managing Director of Becker Marine Systems, “we now want to adapt ourselves more to the special market in Japan and continue to increase the level of awareness in the region.” The market leader for high-performance rudders and energy-saving devices in the marine equipment sector would like to convince shipping companies and shipyards of the benefits of its products at the trade fair.
Becker Marine Systems was recently awarded orders for Becker Twisted Rudders by Imabari Shipbuilding and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as well as a King Support Rudder by Japan Marine United. Moreover, the Sanoyas shipyard ordered Becker Mewis Ducts® for its 61,000 dtw bulk carriers. The use of the energy-saving Becker Mewis Duct®, which is also being presented at “Sea Japan”, can lower fuel consumption by up to 8% depending on vessel type.
In addition to the successful distribution partnership with Nakashima Propeller, Becker Marine Systems will be opening its own office in Kobe, Japan in the coming months. “From our new support office we want to respond significantly more to the needs of the local market and provide technical support”, said Kuhlmann about Becker Marine Systems involvement in Japan.
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