With Singapore being the largest of our overseas offices, we strive to create awareness of the company and our activities by meeting students on their home turf. Late January, J. Lauritzen Singapore attended the 2015 career fair at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
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.
Last week, Lauritzen Kosan conducted its biannual officer seminar in the Philippines with focus on energy-efficiency, operational excellence, creation of high-performance teams and anti-corruption procedures on board the vessels.
Last week Lauritzen Bulkers signed its longest contract ever with US based Green Circle Bio Energy involving transportation of 600,000 tonnes of wood pellets from the US to the UK and the European continent over the next eight years.
Last week the Danish Shipowners’ Association hosted a Trade Event for future shipping trainees. An eager and enthusiastic group of potential candidates had come to show their interest in career opportunities in the shipping industry. J. Lauritzen and other shipping companies were present competing for the best candidates for future shipping trainee positions.