MD Vessel Optimization, Yara Marine Technologies

Mikael Laurin

Mikael has valuable experience from being both a user and a developer of clean-tech solutions for the shipping industry. He strongly believes that cooperation between all stakeholders in the marine industry is crucial to reduce the carbon footprint of the industry, and that education is vital to supercharge the transformation to greener shipping.

Mikael is currently Managing Director of Vessel Optimization at Yara Marine Technologies (formerly Lean Marine Sweden AB), a company providing a portfolio of green technologies to enable a greener maritime industry.

Previous experience includes acting as CEO of Laurin Maritime (acquired by Team Tankers International in 2018), an operator of sixteen 45-50,000mt deadweight IMO II/III chemical class modern  MR tankers in worldwide trade, for over ten years.