Compliance with all laws, regulation and company guidelines and ethics are important for us because we want to work with the highest standards when it comes to integrity, honesty and appropriate behavior. For this reason we have developed a Code of Conduct for our employees exposing the following principles: 

  • Compliance with all laws, regulation and company guidelines

    • We comply with all applicable laws and regulations and our internal company procedures and guidelines.

  • Ethical and legal behaviour

    • We want to operate our business in a fair and transparent way and avoid fraud or deception. Being polite and cooperative at work in order to create an appropriate working atmosphere and upholding professionalism is important to us.
    • We want to be consistent with all relevant anti-bribery laws in all jurisdictions in which we are doing business.
    • We actively promote compliance with EU and relevant national competition laws.
    • We do not tolerate any form of fraudulent behaviour or breach of fiduciary duties involving the resources of Scandlines.
    • We protect the name and reputation of Scandlines as well as our company resources.

  • People

    • We treat all colleagues and business partners with respect, dignity, fairness and courtesy.
    • We encourage all employees to balance work and private life and are committed to maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
    • We provide equal opportunities for all employees.

  • Health and safety

    • We are committed to protect the workplace health and safety of our employees and customers in accordance with the applicable workplace health and safety regulations.

  • Environmental protection

    • We are committed to protecting the environment, particularly to preserving our marine environment.

  • Cyber security

    • We are committed to secure the safety of our information and assets.

  • Data protection and data ethics

    • We are committed to protect data and use data in an ethical manner.

  • Vendors and third parties

    • We treat our vendors and other third party business partners, including agents and consultants, with respect and are committed to conduct our contracting and procurement practices in a fair and transparent manner.

  • Environment, Social & Governance

  • Human rights
    • We are committed to adhering to applicable human rights and labour laws and expect the same of our vendors.

  • Invitation through Scandlines

    • For invitations, we request our guests to verify prior to accepting the invitation, that their participation is in accordance with the compliance rules and processes of their employer.

See Scandlines Group's 'Code of Conduct'


If you have any questions with regards to Scandlines Compliance program or would like to raise any concerns or complaints regarding the adherence of laws and regulations relating to Scandlines, you can contact us directly: Email:

Although we prefer a personal discussion for any compliance concerns which you as a customer or business partner of Scandlines might have, we also provide the possibility to raise such concerns through our free whistleblower service: 

Denmark (call free from Denmark): +45 70 30 00 43 (only for whistleblower reports)

Germany (call free from Germany): +49 (0)800 33 01 132 (only for whistleblower reports)

Please note: this number shall only be used to raise compliance concerns. For any other matter you may have for us, please contact our customer services.

We will investigate concerns raised and take appropriate measures where we deem them necessary.