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Below you can find our latest news, archive and interim trading announcements. Please direct all media inquiries about J. Lauritzen, Lauritzen Bulkers and Lauritzen Kosan to our headquarters in Hellerup, Denmark.

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Jens Søndergaard
Senior Vice President
Tel: +45 3396 8401 


Gemma Wilkie
Communications Manager
Tel: +45 3396 8422 


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Nov 14 2014
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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.

Nov 12 2014
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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.

Nov 7 2014
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J. Lauritzen’s Vice President of Procurement, Henrik Steffensen, has been elected as new Chairman & CEO of the International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA).

Nov 5 2014
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Sharing knowledge and know-how with customers is high on Lauritzen Bulkers' agenda. So when Lauritzen Bulkers Singapore was invited by PT Pupuk Indonesia Logistik located in Jakarta, Indonesia to conduct a ship operations workshop, the answer was Yes.

Oct 29 2014
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All Lauritzen Kosan employees gathered for a strategy workshop last week. Employees flew in from Singapore, Shanghai and Manila to join the Copenhagen-based staff for discussions, focused work-streams and teambuilding exercises.

Oct 24 2014
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Wednesday and Thursday last week the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) held its biannual members meeting in Singapore. The two-day agenda was packed with items related to the progression of MACN’s strategy for 2014 –2016.

Oct 22 2014
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More than 180 international buyers and end users are in Seattle, Washington – eager to meet and build relationships with more than 300 suppliers over two days of educational sessions and networking opportunities at the Export Exchange 2014.

Oct 14 2014
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Today, Peter Borup, President of Lauritzen Bulkers (pictured at the far right), chaired a session on dry bulk shipping at the annual Coaltrans World Coal Conference in Copenhagen.

Oct 9 2014
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Last week, J. Lauritzen resumed the tradition of an annual cocktail reception for business friends and associates in Japan. The event took place at Happo-En in Tokyo where about 200 representatives from trading houses, shipyards, ship owners and other companies associated with JL attended, enjoying a couple of nice hours in the company of their JL hosts.

Oct 8 2014
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Singapore's Minister of Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew and Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Mr Andrew Tan together with their delegation of senior officials met with representatives from J. Lauritzen and discussed maritime related matters of mutual interest on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

Oct 3 2014
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For the third time, it is a pleasure to announce that a student from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has been selected to receive J. Lauritzen’s and the Lauritzen Foundation’s joint scholarship.

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