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

  • May 10 2019
    News article

    Student Assistants Rasmus Tafteberg Sørensen and Aske Kilsdal share their insight on working for J. Lauritzen after a 4 month internship in our Singapore office.

  • May 2 2019
    News article
    This week, Lauritzen Kosan began its own Global Safety Day, closely following the International Labor Organization’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 on 28 April.
  • Apr 16 2019
    News article
    Intern Giorgia Ghio shares her views after a week at Lauritzen Kosan with HR assistant, Sofie Winther.

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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