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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

A photo of the vessel Tracey Kosan
Aug 13 2018
News article

Tracey Kosan is now sailing under the Danish flag (DIS)

A photo of Denise Knudsen and Emil Schwarz after graduation
Jun 25 2018
News article

We congratulate our former interns for graduating with a  Bachelor’s degree in International Shipping and Trade 

MPZ giving a speech to Danish Shipping Academy graduates
Jun 1 2018
News article

J. Lauritzen CEO Mads P. Zacho advises shipping graduates to "stay curious"

May 18 2018
Press release

“During the first quarter of 2018, additional bulk carriers were taken on long-term time-charter in anticipation of further dry cargo market improvements..."

J. Lauritzen Annual Report 2017
Feb 23 2018
Press release

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.”

Feb 19 2018
Press release

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.

Jan 15 2018
News article

This week, Lauritzen Kosan has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003.

Danish PM visits Singapore
Dec 6 2017
News article

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.  

Nov 17 2017
Press release

“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.”

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