A famous name in Swedish shipowning circles has found new employment, having sold his family firm to Team Tankers International earlier this year.
Mikael Laurin, who sold off his chemical tanker company Laurin Maritime this April, has been appointed as the new CEO of Lean Marine, a fuel optimisation technology firm based in Gothenburg.
Lean Marine’s FuelOpt technology automates propulsion performance optimisation via a control system technology it has developed.
“I have joined Lean Marine with the ambition to drive the uptake of this impactful technology in the market and make shipping more efficient and sustainable. My experience to-date combines customer perspective and strategic focus in a way that will serve Lean Marine, and most importantly our customers, extremely well,” Laurin said on taking the new job.