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Mar 15 2019
News article

A new Danish maritime research, development and innovation partnership has been established under the name of ShippingLab. 

Corporate News
Feb 26 2019
Press release

Lauritzen Kosan, the gas carrier division of J. Lauritzen, and Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG) have agreed that Teekay LNG’s fleet of ethylene gas carriers will join the Lauritzen Kosan pool.   

Feb 26 2019
Press release

“2018 was a year with overall good progress where we improved our financial as well as our operational performance and enjoyed overall market improvements”, says CEO Mads P. Zacho, adding that “despite considerable result improvements there is still some way to go before we are back where we want to be in financial terms.”

A screenshot of a video of Eva Bulker loading logs in 2018
Jan 3 2019
News article

Watch our video of Eva Bulker hard at work loading logs in Prince, Rupert, Canada.

Dec 7 2018
News article

J. Lauritzen is one of the founding members of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) – which is a global business network working towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large.

Nov 16 2018
Press release

"...we remain optimistic in terms of further dry cargo market improvements as fleet growth is moderate. Earnings for our gas carriers were better than expected..."

Corporate News
Oct 22 2018
Press release

J. Lauritzen is pleased to announce the appointment of Niels Josefsen as CEO of Lauritzen Bulkers. 

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"

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