Investing in the future of the maritime industry

J. Lauritzen is a Danish investment company established in 1884. As a member of the maritime industry for more than 135 years, we strive to support the industry and the development of sustainable and responsible technologies

J. Lauritzen has more than a century-long history as an accountable and trustworthy business partner driven by entrepreneurship, adaptability, and resoluteness. Today we act as a value creating owner of Lauritzen Fonden’s portfolio of maritime and maritime related investments, apart from the Foundation’s controlling interest in DFDS.

J. Lauritzen key figures

$ 400 mil

A purpose-driven organization creating value for the future of the maritime industry

Our organization

We are proud of our history within the shipping industry. Our deep knowledge and experience offer a unique combination of generations of know- how with a forward looking, visionary view of the future of the shipping industry. We leverage our heritage and capabilities to drive success for our partners.

Lauritzen Fonden

J. Lauritzen is wholly owned by Lauritzen Fonden, a commercial foundation supporting non-profit activities, in particular aimed at vulnerable children and young people.

Creating a lasting impact on the maritime industry through strategic investments

We want to be a facilitator of the development and growth of the maritime industry. By contributing to purpose-driven investments we support proven innovative solutions which also positively impact the future of the maritime industry.

Financial information

J. Lauritzen is a private limited company. We disclose financial information on an annual basis.