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J. Lauritzen confident of bulk profit despite bad market

After more than 20 years abroad, first at Maersk and then Torvald Klaveness, Niels Josefen will return home to Denmark to serve as J. Lauritzen's new CEO of Lauritzen Bulkers. He expects that the carrier will already be able to land its first profit in bulk since 2010.

Niels Josefsen startede som tørlastchef hos J. Lauritzen i starten af december sidste år. | Photo: J. Lauritzen Carsten Lundager

After a decade of large losses on the bottom line, J. Lauritzen will deliver profits on its bulk business in 2019, says the carrier's recently appointed CEO of bulk, Niels Josefsen, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

After more than 20 years abroad, most recently in Norway as well as a long history with Maersk and afterward Torvald Klaveness, the 56-year-old Danish executive has now moved back to Copenhagen to take up a post with J. Lauritzen.

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