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.
Ready for market recovery “The refinancing and recapitalisation completed in 2017 strengthened our balance sheet”, says CEO Mads P. Zacho, adding that “we are pleased to note the continued strong loyalty shown by our many existing customers, but also that we succeeded in attracting a growing number of new customers during the year.”
At the annual general meeting of J. Lauritzen A/S in March 2018, Kristian V. Morch, CEO at Odfjell SE, Norway and Barbara Plucnar Jensen, CFO at ISS UK and Ireland will be elected as new members of the Board of Directors of J. Lauritzen.
On 30 November during his official visit to Singapore, the Danish Prime Minister Mr. Lars Loekke Rasmussen along with minister of employment Mr. Troels Lund Poulsen, were hosted to a working lunch by Minister of Trade and Industry S. Iswaran and Minister for Transportation Dr. Lam with main focus on the Maritime Sector, how to cope with Disruption and be prepared for the future.
“Despite continued dry cargo improvements in Q3, a balanced market is still some time away”, says CEO Mads P. Zacho, adding that “our largest gas carriers remained negatively impacted by the continued weak market conditions for the size segments above ours.”