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Presenting Lars Thrane's new shipping adventure

After selling off his life's work, maritime entrepreneur Lars Thrane is back to provide equipment to the shipping industry. This time, his family is involved. Read more about his ambitions here.

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It has taken a little over a year for the new company Lars Thrane A/S to get off the ground. The company has been set up by the founder of the same name, Lars Thrane, who is also the founder of successful enterprise Thrane & Thrane, today known as Cobham Satcom.

Today, Lars Thrane has set sail and now serves as chairman of Lars Thrane A/S, which has just launched its first products, he tells ShippingWatch. And the ambition is for more many products to follow. The 66-year old entrepreneur retains the same passion for navigation and shipping communication, after a tough battle with UK-based Cobham Satcom, following which he wound up selling his life’s work – the communication equipment manufacturer Thrane & Thrane - a few years ago.

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