Our Accreditations


ISO 14001

Initial certification date: 12 Oct. 2011

ISO 14001 is an international standard that sets forth the requirements for a shipping company to develop an Environmental Management System to control and minimize the environmental footprint of its operation.

What are the benefits of ISO 14001 for Danaos Shipping?

  • Increases employees’ awareness in their daily tasks of the associated impacts on the environment
  • Ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Reduces the number of possible environmental defects during a port state control inspection and/or eliminates potential fines from non-compliance
  • Provides discounts on port dues
  • Improves company reputation and the confidence of customers
  • Achieves strategic business aims by incorporating environmental issues into business management
  • Provides a competitive and financial advantage through efficient use of materials and reduced waste
  • Encourages better environmental performance by suppliers by integrating them into the organization’s system.


ISO 9001

Initial certification date: 14 Oct. 2015

ISO 9001 is an international standard focused on the quality of the ship management system and driven by a set of principles, including customer focus, management commitment, process approach and continual improvement.

What are the benefits of ISO 9001 for Danaos Shipping?

  • Increased reliability of services
  • Greater competitiveness
  • Productivity improvement
  • Cost reduction and process improvement
  • Decreased process errors
  • Upgraded quality of services
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction.


ISO 50001

Initial certification date: 11 Jan. 2016

ISO 50001 is a voluntary international standard developed to provide organizations with an internationally recognized framework to manage and improve energy efficiency.

What are the benefits of ISO 50001 for Danaos Shipping?

  • Increased energy awareness among staff members at all levels
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint
  • Increased energy cost savings for the organization and charterers alike
  • Increased knowledge of equipment efficiencies
  • Improved operational efficiencies and maintenance practices
  • Enhanced corporate image and credibility with all stakeholders.


Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) STANDARDS

Sustainability Reports


Danaos Shipping publishes sustainability reports since 2017 based on the guiding standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and more specifically on the GRI STANDARDS, which are the most recognized and demanding sustainability reporting standards globally. Both sustainability reports were conducted in collaboration with the Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), which verified that the reports were prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core Option.

What are the benefits of the GRI Standards for DANAOS Shipping?

  • Improve sustainability performance
  • Improve risk management and stakeholder communications
  • Engage stakeholders and improve stakeholders relations
  • Motivate and engage employees
  • Build credibility as a committed and effective corporate citizen
  • Strengthen internal data management and reporting systems
  • Improve sustainability strategy and selection of performance indicators and targets
  • Benchmark sustainability performance against self and others


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