(Office staff & Seafarers)
Our employees expect from Danaos Shipping to be a fair employer, to provide safe working conditions and to care for the work-life balance of the employees, to provide opportunities for training and professional development, and to provide a discrimination-free working environment.
Relative material issues: Anti-corruption, Response to Social Crisis, Energy consumption, Emissions, Environmental Compliance, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Assessment, Innovation and Digitization, Waste Management, Occupational Health and Safety, training and education, Audits/Inspections/Surveys, Governance, Biodiversity
We support an ongoing open communication between management and employees. Engagement also through monthly internal meetings as well as an annual management review report. We host regular team building activities and employee welfare initiatives, and we hold regular employee satisfaction surveys.
Our customers expect high quality and flexible services, to provide ongoing and accurate support, to be flexible to their requirements, to be transparent, and to conduct our business in a sustainable manner (ethical, safe, environmentally-friendly, respecting of human rights).
Relative material topics: Energy consumption, Environmental Compliance, Emergency preparedness, Risk assessment, Innovation and digitization, Waste management, Audits/Inspections/Surveys, Governance
We engage with our customers through our cargo booking process and our dedicated customer service coordinators. We also hold review meetings, every 6 months (or when needed), in order to share information on action plans and long-term strategy. We work closely with our customers to develop services that promote sustainability, and we participate to our customers’ benchmarking systems and sustainability assessments.
Our finance related stakeholders are interested in our company’s creditworthiness and financial performance, to receive accurate information, in our risk control and assessment, and to the company’s robust management processes and long-term growth.
Relative material topics: Anti-corruption, Environmental Compliance, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Assessment, Governance
We are in daily communication with our finance related stakeholders through our contracts, our financial reports, progress meetings, and our corporate presentation and in general our day-to-day transaction.
Government Officials and Authorities
(Port State Control)
Government officials and agencies expect from us to be compliant and consistent, to conduct safe and environmentally-friendly operation, to implement quality standards, to do our due diligence, and to generate economic growth.
Relative material topics: Anti-corruption, Response to Social Crisis, Emissions, Environmental Compliance, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Assessment, Innovation and Digitization, Waste Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Audits/Inspections/Surveys, Governance
We engage with government officials and authorities through notices/instructions about latest rules and requirements, through the results of our inspections and auditing programs, and through formal dialogue and communication channels.
International and Industry Organizations and
(e.g. IMO, HELMEPA)
These stakeholders expect our active participation, collaboration and support, to be up-to-date and compliant with new requirements, to operate in an ethical manner, and to promote the internal sustainability culture.
Relative material topics: Environmental Compliance, Risk Assessment, Innovation and Digitization, Waste Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Audits/Inspections/Surveys, Governance
We engage though annual and ad-hoc meetings, through memberships, audits, through participation in high-kevel meetings, steering groups, committee, councils, forums and projects, as well as in the formation of joint action plans.
(port agents, manufacturers, shipyards)
Our suppliers expect a fair and long-term cooperation, the timely execution of our financial responsibilities, to inform them in time of any significant changes, and to exchange knowledge and business opportunities.
Relative material topics: Emergency Preparedness, Risk Assessment, Innovation and Digitization, Waste Management, Audits/Inspections/Surveys , Governance
We communicate with our suppliers through our supplier performance evaluation, through service review meetings (with major suppliers), through our participation in supplier organized workshops and on- site visits.
(NGOs, Local Communities)
Our social stakeholders expect from us to support social and economic development, to conduct our business in an ethical manner and protect human rights, to provide employment opportunities, and to participate in initiatives in order to support social and environmental causes.
Relative material topics: Response to Social Crisis, Emissions, Environmental Compliance, Occupational Health and Safety
We communicate through news published on our corporate
web-site and social media accounts, through our donations and charities, and through our participation in discussions/ dialogue in sustainability forums organized by NGOs