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

  • Niels Josefsen, Simon Fast and Christian Elbæk
    Jul 9 2019
    Press release

    Lauritzen Bulkers, the dry bulk division of J. Lauritzen, will open a new office in Dubai in August 2019 in addition to its offices in Copenhagen, Singapore and Stamford.

  • A photo of Daniel Malieszewski and Lukas Gejus at their graduation
    Jun 24 2019
    News article
    We congratulate our former interns for graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in International Shipping and Trade 
  • Jun 4 2019
    Press release
    “Our partnership with Teekay LNG Partners confirmed our strong position in the gas carrier industry and earnings for our gas carriers were overall in line with our expectations..."

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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