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An image of Lauritzen Bulkers' Annual report 2020
Mar 26 2021
Press release

“...we are pleased to see the robustness of the results generated from the trading activities,” says CEO Niels Josefsen.

Mar 12 2021
Press release

We can now confirm that Lauritzen Kosan has now joined Epic Gas to become BW Epic Kosan. 

A photo of Xiao Zhong, General Manager of Lauritzen Bulkers' new Hong Kong office
Feb 12 2021
News article

Lauritzen Bulkers is delighted to announce that we will open an office in Hong Kong from April 2021.

Jan 26 2021
News article

Lauritzen Kosan, Lauritzen Bulkers and the Lauritzen Foundation have all signed the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change in a worldwide call to action to end the unprecedented crew change crisis caused by Covid-19.

Jan 14 2021
News article

BIMCO has launched a short film with the purpose to raise awareness outside our industry about the crucial role that shipping plays in everyone’s lives, in societies and for businesses.

Jan 13 2021
News article

Lauritzen Bulkers has now signed the Neptune Declaration which aims to address the ongoing crew change crisis faced by the maritime industry since the start of the COVID-19 situation.

A photo of Stella Kosan
Dec 23 2020
Press release

New entity to be called BW Epic Kosan  with a combined fleet of 77 vessels

An overhead photo of a ship with the sea sparkling beside it
Jul 1 2020
Press release

J. Lauritzen announced today that the company has successfully completed its plan to establish its businesses as independent companies, Lauritzen Kosan A/S and Lauritzen Bulkers A/S.

A photo of Rolf Andersen
Jun 22 2020
News article

The employees and the board of J. Lauritzen learned with sadness of the untimely passing of Rolf Andersen last week after a short illness.

A screen grab of the opening shot of a video about Anne Mette Bulker
Jun 3 2020
News article

Watch our short video on the visit made by the godmother of Anne Mette Bulker to the vessel and her crew in Aarhus, Denmark.

A photo of a crew member on the deck of a J. Lauritzen vessel
Mar 25 2020
Press release

“Although poor market conditions in both bulk and gas carrier markets impacted our result for 2019, many strategic actions were taken to strengthen our business and reduce risk for 2020 and beyond,” says CEO Mads P. Zacho.

A graphic with the J. Lauritzen logo and the text "News update"
Mar 12 2020
News article

J. Lauritzen is running business as usual, despite also taking serious precautions against coronavirus (COVID-19)

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