MACN’s CEO speaks at West Africa Shipping Assembly during London Shipping Week

On September 12, MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, spoke at a West Africa Seminar arranged by the West Africa Shipping Assembly at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) during London Shipping Week. The session focused on shipping and maritime activities in West Africa, with insights into such topical issues as Markets and Opportunities, Legal and Regulatory […]

Promoting Integrity in Argentina: MACN Local Partner Presents at Senasa’s App Launch for Vessel Inspections

On the 8th and 15th of September, in the cities of Rosario and Bahia Blanca, MACN’s Local Partner in Argentina, Fernando Basch was invited by Senasa – the Argentine Authority on Agri-food Health and Quality – to speak about Integrity and the ongoing Collective Action initiative in the country. His presentation coincided with the launch […]

Compliance Roundtable: “A Maritime Sector Fit For Purpose: Evidence of Data Driven Compliance”

The fourth Compliance Roundtable was held in Lagos, Nigeria on the theme of data-driven compliance within government agencies. The event was attended by the newly formed Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy and other key government agencies. Through the Nigerian Shippers Council and other government agencies, the Federal Ministry of Transportation has consistently supported […]

Port User Conference: “Integrity in the International Trade Eco-system: A Value Chain Stakeholder Approach”

The second Port User Conference held in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, focusing on the country’s Eastern Ports brought together key government officials, local business representatives, MACN members, and civil society. The conference focused on the roles of each stakeholder and of the Integrity Alliance in strengthening and sustaining compliance with SOPs while regulatory challenges continue to […]

MACN’s India Initiative Shortlisted for Basel’s 2023 Anti-Corruption Collective Action Award

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is delighted that its India initiative, launched in July 2022, has been shortlisted as one of the three finalist organisations for the 2023 Anti-Corruption Collective Action Award by the Jury of the Basel Institute on Governance in Switzerland. The award is the first edition of the Basel Institute’s Asia-Pacific Anti-Corruption […]

FIVE WEEKS TO GO! MACN’s Fall Members Meeting

We are looking forward to welcoming all of our Members at the 2023 Fall Members Meeting, taking place on September 26-28 at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in Mumbai. We have planned an exciting agenda with a combination of workshops and plenary sessions. Hear from MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Muller Torbrand, here:  

SCCE/HCCA Compliance Perspective Podcast with MACN’s CEO on Collective Action

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, was featured on an in-depth SCCE and HCCA Compliance Perspectives podcast with Adam Turteltaub. In the podcast, Cecilia explains about MACN’s collective action approach and how the network has grown to include almost 200 companies. She highlights that success has been driven by a focus on solutions rather than finger pointing. Listen […]

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) Annual Report 2022

There is opportunity in business and governance during times of disruption and change. Over the last 18 months, we have seen the world move out of a pandemic-driven mindset, handle the ongoing war in Ukraine, and work through major shifts in the economic and trade landscape. Issues of governance, including a focus on anti-corruption, have […]

MACN’s Associate Director Speaks at the World Bank’s Anti-Corruption for Development (AC4D) Global Forum

MACN’s Associate Director, Martin Benderson, was invited to the Anti-Corruption for Development (AC4D) Global Forum hosted by the World Bank Group as a plenary speaker in Washington on 26-27 June. The plenary highlighted the role private sector leaders play in setting a good example in fostering collective action on controlling corruption, including discussions on compliance, […]

MACN Meets with Officials of the Maritime Transport Sector (MTS) in Egypt

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Muller Torbrand says: “MACN is happy to continue our work in Egypt and we appreciate the good dialogue with the Egyptian Maritime Transport Sector (MTS) and look forward to the next steps.”