A proven track record of quality service is a prerequisite for success in the containership business. Our reputation for excellence in the area of customer service has been built over more than three decades committed to being “best in class.” Our strategy is wide-ranging and stringently applied both on-shore and at-sea.
Award Winning Shipping
On December 7, 2012, Danaos received the "Ship of the Year" award at the Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards 2012. The prize was awarded for the Hyundai Ambition, a 13,100 TEU containership built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and delivered on June 29, 2012. The Hyundai Ambition is the last of a series of five 13,100 TEU containerships delivered to Danaos in 2012 and chartered to Hyundai Merchant Marine for 12 years.
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We take pride in the pioneering role we, along with our affiliates, have played in developing technological platforms that serve not just us, but many significant industry participants. Our commitment to technology is focused on the efficiency of our fleet, the safety of our crews, and strict adherence to environmental laws and regulations. Our affiliate, Danaos Management Consultants is widely regarded as an innovator in the industry and has developed countless design and software solutions that have benefited Danaos Corporation
38 Energy Efficiency Improvements have been Investigated
Fire fighting field training exercise
Customized in-house and external training
In order to ensure that our fleet is operated by qualified, competent and medically fit seafarers who can perform their duties efficiently, safely and reliably, we have developed specific procedures for the recruitment and training of both on-board and on-shore personnel, in accordance with national and international requirements. Specific areas of training include, but are not limited to:
- Environmental policy
- Operational monitoring
- Contingency procedures
- Cross-training of personnel
- Multi-cultural crew management
- Rules, regulations, and codes
- Safety & pollution prevention
- Industry trend awareness
- Continuing education
- Personal skills and capabilities
Our manager, Danaos Shipping, conducts ongoing training needs analysis to determine the training needs of both onshore and onboard personnel. Computer-based training programs ensure that our manager’s employees are consistently evaluated and retrained as needed.
The training is targeted
towards the specific needs of our crews and office employees and therefore generally
employs seminars and training systems (e.g. "Know-Your-Vessel" program) that
Danaos Shipping has developed in-house.