Dry cargo

Major operator of bulk carriers engaged in ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide.


Leaders in maritime transportation of liquefied gases, including petrochemical gases.

Latest news

  • Corporate News
    Oct 22 2018
    Press release

    J. Lauritzen is pleased to announce the appointment of Niels Josefsen as CEO of Lauritzen Bulkers. 
    Niels Josefsen will take the reins from Thomas Wøidemann, Chief Operating Officer (COO), who since March 2017 has been responsible for the commercial and operational activities of both Lauritzen Bulkers and Lauritzen Kosan.

  • A photo of sailing ship Lilla Dan
    Oct 16 2018
    News article
    Every September, more than sixty old wooden sailing ships gather at Limfjorden in Denmark for racing, including J. Lauritzen's  Lilla Dan.
  • Aug 17 2018
    Press release
    Optimistic on further dry cargo market improvements

Shipping company with world-wide operations headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.


J. Lauritzen operates a modern, diversified fleet of bulk carriers and gas carriers. We are owned by the Lauritzen Foundation; a commercial foundation with the objective of supporting shipping, culture, social humanitarian work and education.


We directly employ a staff of around 1,000 employees at sea and ashore of many different nationalities. Apart from our office in Copenhagen, we have overseas offices in the Philippines, Singapore and the USA.

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