JHN Consult


JHN Consult is a one-man consultancy business established to assist solution and service providers within the maritime industry in improving their sales and marketing efforts.

The maritime industry is ever-changing, and most companies are operating in a global context, in challenging market conditions and with fierce competition from a wide range of companies.

With the overall aim of creating a foundation to operate efficiently in a global context JHN Consult assist companies in:

  • Establishing formal sales and marketing strategies

  • Identifying the unique competing space of their services and products

  • Setting up effective sales organizations

  • Working efficiently with dispersed sales teams and agent networks

Jesper Hvolby Nielsen has a Nautical background having sailed as a Captain on large container vessels and for the past 15 years he has been working in different commercial roles within shipping and the maritime industry. His practical experience is supplemented with an EMBA from Henley Business School in the U.K.

Jesper Hvolbøl Nielsen, Independant Consultant

J. Lauritzen A/S


J. Lauritzen has served the maritime trade worldwide for more than 130 years and has been engaged in a range of different segments of the shipping industry. Today, we are a global provider of marine transportation of dry bulk cargoes, petrochemicals and liquefied petroleum gases.

Lauritzen Bulkers controls a modern fleet of more than 100 primarily handysize and supramax dry bulk carriers.

Lauritzen Kosan controls a fleet of about 40 semi-refrigerated, fully-pressurized and ethylene gas carriers - a segment of the shipping industry characterised by technically complex requirements from regulators and clients.

From our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and our overseas offices in Singapore, China, the Philippines, the United States, Switzerland and Spain, we employ around 1,100 highly-skilled and experienced people at sea and ashore.

J. Lauritzen is wholly owned by the Lauritzen Foundation - a commercial foundation with the objective to support shipping, culture, social humanitarian work and education.

Karsten Gauger, Head of HSSEQ Department