Former Lauritzen reefer head back in the game

Birger Lindberg Skov headed a turnaround for Lauritzen's now liquidated reefer ship company. Now he challenges the business with an idea created by combining experience from several segments, he tells ShippingWatch.

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Birger Lindberg Skov spent four years performing a turnaround in Lauritzen's reefer company, Lauritzen Reefers A/S. He left the company in 2003 and the following years also saw Lauritzen step out of the reefer segment. But Birger Lindberg Skov is now back, and he brings with him the idea behind a new kind of reefer ship, a segment under growing pressure from the ongoing containerization.

"The way I saw it, the technology on the traditional ships was outdated. That was my starting point," he tells ShippingWatch about the time back in 2010 when the idea slowly began to form.

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