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

  • 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"

  • May 18 2018
    Press release
    “During the first quarter of 2018, additional bulk carriers were taken on long-term time-charter in anticipation of further dry cargo market improvements”, says CEO Mads P. Zacho, adding that “earnings for our gas carriers were as expected”.
  • J. Lauritzen Annual Report 2017
    Feb 23 2018
    Press release
    Ready for market recovery “The refinancing and recapitalisation completed in 2017 strengthened our balance sheet”, says CEO Mads P. Zacho, adding that “we are pleased to note the continued strong loyalty shown by our many existing customers, but also that we succeeded in attracting a growing number of new customers during the year.”

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.

Financial information

Two reports fro J.Lauritzen on corporate responsibility

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