The story of Jutlandia Terminal, which started as part of J. Lauritzen's Eftf., Goes a long way back - exactly back to 1884.
Jutlandia Terminal is not established before 1973, but has an exciting history behind it.
Throughout the years the company has been through remarkable development. It has been and is still in constant development.
It was decided to build the port of Esbjerg in 1868 because Denmark had lost the port of Altona in connection with the defeat of Prussia. With the loss of Altona Harbor, Denmark needed a new port to the west.
J. Lauritzen was established as a trading company of timber by Ditlev Lauritzen in Esbjerg.
Ditlev sees new opportunities in shipping and acquires his first damper, "Uganda" in 1888.
After a very active effort for the city and the harbor of Esbjerg Ditlev Lauritzen moves the company J. Lauritzen to Copenhagen.
i 1918 J. Lauritzen shipbrokers Esbjerg, is sold and taken over by Consul A.C.M. Schmidt.
The company changes its name to J. Lauritzen's Eftf. to avoid confusion with the company J. Lauritzen in Copenhagen.
Anders Nielsen Svarrer are employed as apprentices. After completing his education in 1939, he travels abroad to work, returns to Denmark, and works in Copenhagen for a number of years.
in 1947 A.N. Svarrer returns to Esbjerg and joins the company in 1952 as a co-owner.
Ship-owner A.N. Svarrer takes over J. Lauritzen’s Eftf. as sole proprietor.
Knud Svarrer enters the company after having finished his commercial shipping education.
J. Lauritzen’s Eftf. Shipbrokers are turned into a limited company, A/S J. Lauritzen’s Eftf.
In the same year, in collaboration with Alfragt A / S, a stevedore and warehouse company, which develops into JUTLANDIA Terminal ApS, is being launched.
A.N. Svarrer passes away and his son, Knud Svarrer, takes over the company.
JUTLANDIA Terminal ApS, consisting of warehouses of 8400 m2 and 40,000 m2 open area, is inaugurated.
A/S J. Lauritzen’s Eftf. Esbjerg moves into new offices of 1100 m2 in the centre of the harbor of Esbjerg.
JUTLANDIA Terminal has its first job as an offshore base in collaboration with J. Lauritzen's Eftf.
A/S J. Lauritzen’s Eftf. takes over JUTLANDIA Terminal ApS as sole proprietor and turns it into a Limited Company.
JUTLANDIA Terminal A/S becomes co-owner of Seaport Stevedoring.
After 4 years as co-owner, Jutlandia acquires 100% ownership of Seaport Stevedoring.
Knud Svarrer passes away and his two sons, Kasper og Kristian Svarrer, takes over the company.
Seaport Stevedoring samt alle dets ydelser bliver en del af Jutlandia.
I samme år overtager Jutlandia Esbjerg Frysehus.