Retrofit Engineering

Houlder is at the forefront of deploying green technology on the global fleet. Typical projects include the integration of:

  • Auxiliary wind-assisted propulsion
  • Air lubrication systems
  • Sewage treatment plants
  • LNG Reliquefaction systems
  • Ballast water treatment systems
  • Oily water separators
  • Exhaust gas scrubbers.

We draw on our extensive track record of design, integration and installation of new or upgraded equipment on all vessel types. Our teams have a strong awareness of the technical challenges and requirements to deliver retrofit projects quickly, efficiently and with minimal disruption to the ship’s operations.

We can deliver complete turnkey survey, design, engineering and installation of equipment according to your requirements, or discrete work packages including:

  • Feasibility Study
  • Equipment Assessment / Selection
  • Survey & 3D Scanning
  • Concept Design
  • Detailed Engineering, Class Submission & 3D Modelling
  • Installation specification and fabrication packages
  • Site supervision and inspection
  • Installation services
  • Equipment supply

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“Retrofitting new machinery and equipment presents many risks, requiring an experienced design integration partner to ensure successful installation. The Houlder team ensures these risks are mitigated during the design stage, combined with expert project management and communications, to ensure a trouble-free retrofit.”

Ben Myers, Head of Project Management Services