"It seems a little scary, but we have to do something"

Jonny Jacobsen has worked for MAN Energy Solutions for 37 years and has never experienced anything as dramatic as the major round of layoffs currently facing the company. As a trade union representative he will partake in the negotiations set to begin soon.

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After working for German-Danish engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions for 37 years, Jonny Jacobsen has seen a thing or two.

In a company dependent on how the shipping industry generally fares and how big the need is for newbuilds, repairs or retrofits, one should never expect operations to be straightforward.

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