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

  • A photo of Christian Elbaek in Dubai
    Sep 11 2019
    News article

    Chartering Manager Christian Elbæk shares his experience of transferring from Copenhagen to Dubai.

  • A photo of Irina Chong and Xian Jun Tan
    Jul 31 2019
    News article
    Winners of the MPA Global Internship Award programme 2019, Irina Cheong and Tan Xian Jun, share their insight on working for J. Lauritzen after a 3-month internship.
  • 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.

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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