New CEO wants to diversify Lightship's business to other shipping markets

Lightship is in the process of expanding its activities with yet another business area, explains the company's new CEO Sune Linné Fladberg in an interview with ShippingWatch.  According to the CEO, the brokerage's revenue increased 20 percent last year.

33-year-old Sune Linné Fladberg is the new chief executive at brokerage Lightship Chartering. He is in charge of a little more than 100 employees spread across eight offices around the world. | Photo: ShippingWatch/ Søren Pico

Sune Linné Fladberg was originally set to spend much of his spring traveling to Beijing, Dubai and major European cities like Athens, London, Oslo and Genoa.

Lightship Chartering's new CEO was set to visit all the group's offices around the world during his first months on the job. But the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to that plan, and the 33-year-old chief executive instead spent his corona lockdown getting acquainted with the company's business from his own office in Tuborg Havn, Denmark.

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