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    Unleashing the potential of the global maritime industry

    The backbone of the globalised economy – the maritime industry – faces both opportunities and challenges in the coming years. Despite the current global economic difficulties, growth in global trade will lead to an increasing demand for sustainable shipping in the future. These were some of the conclusions from the inaugural Danish Maritime Forum.

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    Lauritzen Kosan conducts global strategy work-shop

    All Lauritzen Kosan employees gathered for a strategy work-shop last week. Employees flew in from Singapore, Shanghai and Manila to join the Copenhagen-based staff for discussions, focused work-streams and teambuilding exercises.
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    J. Lauritzen participated in the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network members meeting

    Wednesday and Thursday last week the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) held its biannual members meeting in Singapore. The two-day agenda was packed with items related to the progression of MACN’s strategy for 2014 –2016.

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 wholly-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 1,300 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 and USA.