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Happy New Year!

As we reflect on 2018, we would like to acknowledge MACN’s members and partners, and all organizations who have supported MACN and the activities we have pursued. Thank you! We are proud of the results that MACN has achieved in 2018, which include: 109 members—a phenomenal 20 percent growth in membership. We welcomed new members […]

MACN in 2018: More Members, More Action, More Impact

MACN was founded in 2011 by a small group of companies. It was created with the recognition that for many years, the shipping industry has faced a difficult issue: When a ship travels in and out of ports, there is an opportunity to ask for illegal payments. For example, one captain told us recently: “The […]

MACN Receives SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

Earlier this month, MACN was delighted to be awarded the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award, sponsored by UMAR. The winners of this year’s Awards were announced at a prestigious ceremony which took place on Tuesday 2 October, 2018 at the Yacht Club of Greece. The awards focus exclusively on initiatives and individuals who foster Safety Excellence & Sustainable […]

MACN reaches 100 members

MACN is delighted to announce that with the recent additions of ZIM and Frontline to our membership, the organization now numbers over 100 companies across the maritime sector. MACN’s members now represent a major percentage of the global world fleet by tonnage and play a key role in ocean transport and global logistics. MACN Chair, […]

MACN Welcomes over 100 Participants to Members Meeting

MACN was delighted to welcome over 100 participants to the annual Fall Members Meeting in London on 3-4 October. We were honored to have speakers from the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Unilever, and Boards of multinationals. We also heard from expert MACN partners including Soji Apampa and […]

BIMCO Supports Push to Step Up Fight against Maritime Corruption

At the 42nd session of the International Maritime Organisation’s Facilitation Committee (FAL) in London on June 5-8th, BIMCO has backed a request made by The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) for the IMO and member States to fully recognise the scale of maritime corruption and to take a stand against this type of crime. Supporting this […]

MACN Receives High Commendation at Seatrade Awards

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is delighted to have been awarded the High Commendation for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the Seatrade Awards 2018. The Seatrade awards, which have been running for 30 years, recognize excellence and innovation across the maritime industry. MACN’s Program Director, Cecilia Muller Torbrand, and MACN Chair John Sypnowich, were in London […]

MACN Presents at International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) was pleased to present its work to the Facilitation Committee (FAL) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The presentation covered the impact of corruption, how it acts as a trade barrier and hinders social economic growth, and its effect the well-being the seafarers. However, MACN is also able to demonstrate […]

Register Now: MACN Fall Members Meeting, London, 3-4 October 2018

We are delighted to announce that the next MACN Members Meeting will take place at The Royal Horseguards in London on October 3 and 4, 2018. The event comprises: 1. Two-day Meeting: On October 3-4, we will gather for our two-day meeting at The Royal Horseguards London. The prestigious Royal Horseguards offers beautiful accommodation in […]

MACN 2017 Annual Report Published

MACN is pleased to share its 2017 Annual Report The report contains an overview of progress against the three pillars of MACN’s Strategy: Collective Action, Capability Building, and Culture of Integrity. MACN made significant progress in 2017. Through our Collective Actions, we have inspired and delivered increased participation in the Suez Canal Say No campaign; […]