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MAN is having a hard time keeping up with the retrofit market

The retrofit department at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Frederikshavn has grown from three employees to 26 in just four years. There are more jobs and more opportunities in retrofit than the department can handle because most shipsowners have accepted retrofit, says MAN.

Four years ago, retrofitting, in the form of energy optimization on the ships, was a somewhat overlooked job at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Frederikshavn, Denmark. The shipowners had no reason to save money, and thus MAN had no real reasons for developing energy efficient solutions for the shipping industry. But all that changed when the crisis began.

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