Our purpose and values

Our purpose and values

J. Lauritzen's purpose is to enable global trade through intelligent seaborne solutions - creating growth for local communities around the world.

We are a team, working in the same direction towards our goals. We have a supportive culture and most people at J. Lauritzen rate their working relationships with their peers as one of the best things about their job. 

We facilitate global trade, which is crucial for the growth of our society. We connect the world by moving cargo from A to B, playing a vital role in the everyday lives of many. 

We use our in-depth experience alongside the latest technologies to provide efficient, reliable and safe seaborne transport solutions. We are problem solvers, committed to meeting the individual needs of our clients. This adds up to a service that people know they can trust. 
By 2050 there will be two-and-a-half billion more people on earth - almost all of them in developing countries. We will carry the commodities needed to fuel the planet’s growth and feed its new residents. Our work will help to meet the growing demand for infrastructure, agricultural production, green energy and climate-friendly solutions. 


Our four core values are the foundation of the way we operate.

These are:

Accountability Resoluteness Empathy Adaptability
Our word is our bond.

Risk handling is the foundation of our business.

We act with integrity.

We are driven by proactive focus. 

We are determined to meet our goals.

We find solutions by curiosity, mutual inspiration and support.

We value safety and care about people.

We harbour a flexible mindset to constantly improve.

We embrace change.

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