Ethics and anti-corruption

To minimize practices deviating from our values and to secure employees’ active contribution to a responsible business culture.

Our anti-corruption efforts are based on six principles that is critical to secure our employees active participation: Top-level Commitment, Proportionate Procedures, Risk Assessment, Communication including training, Due Diligence, Monitoring and Review.


Our Position

Our Efforts and Programmes

We view any non compliance on business ethics and anti-corruption seriously and we actively promote the positive impact of responsible business culture at the workplace and community. We are guided by our policies on ethics and anti-corruption. Our efforts are focused on strengthening responsible business culture.

More information about our principle in anti-corruption is available here.

Key numbers for Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Trainings and campaigns

Business standards completion rate 2019 2018 2017
Onshore employees 96% 90% 90%
Seafarers 64% 96% 97%

Governance *

Cases reported 2019 2018 2017
Whistle blowing channel 19 24 16
GDPR 67 n/a n/a

* Wilhelmsen Group figures


Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)

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We have completed the comprehensive due diligence process administered by MACN to qualify membership. We are proud to be part of the network of socially responsible maritime companies to promote fair trade and good corporate practice. 

As a member of MACN, we will be making active contributions to promote compliance with anti-corruption laws and committed to establish high standards of integrity. We are committed to implement MACN’s Anti-corruption Principles as part of our overall compliance program. 

MACN collaborates with governments, authorities and international organizations to identify and mitigate the root causes of corruption in the maritime industry. 

About MACN

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network working towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large. Established in 2011 by a small group of committed maritime companies, MACN has grown to include over 90 members globally, and has become one of the pre-eminent examples of collective action to tackle corruption.

ISAE and iComply

Wilhelmsen Ship Management is certified with International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3402 type 2 to fully protect your data and privacy.

We strive to create a culture where our employees around the world can deliver the right results in the right way.


Wilhelmsen Ship Management is certified with International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3402 type 2 to fully protect your data and privacy.

A reputation built on trust

  • Wilhelmsen whistleblowing channel

    The whistleblower channel provides all employees and external stakeholders with a secure channel to report violations of laws, our governing elements and internal policies.

    Wilhelmsen whistleblowing channel
  • Code of conduct

    Our business ethics are measured at very high standards.

    Read our Code of conduct
  • Data protection

    Privacy and the protection of your personal data is important to us and we are committed to protecting the integrity, availability and confidentiality of your personal data.

    Read our privacy policy

Code of Conduct

Read our business ethics standards