Iraklis Prokopakis

Iraklis Prokopakis, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Iraklis Prokopakis is the Vice Chairman and a member of our board of directors. Mr. Prokopakis joined us in 1998 and served as the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer through 2023. Mr Prokopakis has over 40 years of experience in the shipping industry while prior to entering the shipping industry he was a captain in the Hellenic Navy. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Portsmouth University in the United Kingdom, a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture and a Ship Risk Management Diploma from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States and a post-graduate diploma in business studies from the London School of Economics. Mr. Prokopakis also has a Certificate in Operational Audit of Banks from the Management Center Europe in Brussels and a Safety Risk Management Certificate from Det Norske Veritas. He is a member of the Board of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, the Owners’ Committee of the Korean Register of Shipping and the Skuld's Member Committee.



C/O Danaos Shipping Co Ltd.
3, Christaki Kompou Street Peters House 3011, Limassol Cyprus
Tel:  +30 210 419 6480
+30 213 017 6480
Fax: +30 210 419 6489

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14, Akti Kondyli, Piraeus Athens, 18545 Greece