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    Lauritzen Bulkers ensures green heat for quarter of a million people in Aarhus, Denmark

    Just in time for the fall and the upcoming heating season, Dong Energy’s Studstrup Power Station outside Aarhus, Denmark officially “reopened” yesterday after undergoing a green transition. The Power Station has been converted to run on sustainable wood pellets, so-called biomass, enabling green district heating for Aarhus residents, thus replacing coal as the main fuel at the plant.

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    J. Lauritzen welcomes new CEO Mads Peter Zacho

    J. Lauritzen welcomes Mads Peter Zacho, who has joined the company as President & CEO on 19 September 2016.
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    Aalborg University embarks Victoria Kosan

    As part of J. Lauritzen’s participation in the Blue INNOship initiative, two guests from Aalborg university joined the crew of Victoria Kosan on a voyage from Tarragona, Spain to Sines in Portugal.

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 China, the Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and USA.