Danaos Shipping Co.

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Danaos Shipping Co. doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 19

Danaos Shipping Co. has a DitchCarbon Score of 19 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The company has significant room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing its sustainability efforts.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Danaos Shipping Co. operates in the transport services industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. Some industries are more damaging than others; this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Danaos Shipping Co., located in Greece, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a smaller carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 7.21% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Athens, Danaos Shipping Co. specializes in the transport services industry. The company boasts one of the largest independently owned fleets of modern, large-size containerships. Renowned for its commitment to innovation, safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility, Danaos is a leading provider of containership management services globally.

Bad news, Danaos Shipping still hasn't committed to SBTi targets.

Danaos Shipping Co. has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of defining its climate action goals or has not yet taken the step to align its emissions reduction targets with scientific requirements to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Danaos Shipping Co. should explore opportunities for fuel switching in their transportation and operations to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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