Collective Action Updates | March 2018

Argentina The UKFCO has agreed to sponsor continued training in Argentina to secure transparency and integrity in vessels inspections in Argentina. The funding will ensure that 40 company risk managers receive onsite training on how to prevent risks arising from the new regulatory framework. 100 companies will also receive practical educational materials about the new […]

Join MACN at the 2018 OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum

MACN is a supporting partner of the 2018 OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum, entitled “Planet Integrity: Building a Fairer Society,” which will take place March 27-28 in Paris. A public multistakeholder platform, the 2018 Forum shapes anti-corruption and integrity dialogue between governments, policy communities, the private sector, civil society, and academia. To strengthen global […]

Case Study on MACN’s Argentina Collective Action Published

MACN is pleased to share a new case study outlining the process and outcomes of our collective action in Argentina. In line with its strategy and in an effort to reduce corrupt demands, MACN pursued a collective action in Argentina beginning in 2014, which resulted last year in the successful adoption of a new regulatory […]

MACN Welcomes John Sypnowich as New Chair

Following his appointment as OCIMF’s Deputy Director and Chief Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Sam Megwa has stepped down as Chairman of MACN. Sam commented: “I have enjoyed every moment of my time in MACN, and I am very proud of our achievements over the years. It is has been an honor and […]

From Malboro Canal to Zero-Tolerance Transits

MACN Collective Action at Work in the Suez Canal On International Anti-Corruption Day 2017, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is pleased to share significant progress on tackling corruption in the Suez Canal thanks to a two-year collective action. Approximately ten percent of all global seaborne trade currently moves through the Suez Canal, and with the expansion […]

Collective Action Updates | November 2017

Argentina We are delighted to announce that a new regulation has been adopted in Argentina, as a successful outcome of a three-year MACN collective action. For more information, please see our media release. So far the release has led to articles in Lloyd’s List, the American Journal of Transportation, Ship Management International, Dry Bulk Magazine, Shipping Watch (Danish), and the B20 Collective Action […]

MACN Helps Pass Regulation to Tackle Critical Dry Bulk Challenges in Argentina

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 26, 2017: The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)—a global business network of 90 companies working toward the elimination of corrupt practices in the maritime industry—celebrates the passing of a new regulation as a successful outcome of its collective action in Argentina. The new regulation modernizes the inspections system for dry cargo and has the potential […]

Over 90 Participants Attend MACN Members Meeting

We were delighted to welcome over 90 participants to the second MACN Members Meeting of 2017, which took place in London on October 11-12. One major theme of the meeting was that “Collective Action Works!” – MACN members shared numerous testimonies of tangible impacts of anti-corruption efforts in locations including Argentina, Nigeria, and the Suez […]

Preread Available for MACN Fall Members Meeting

We are pleased to share the Preread for the MACN Fall Members Meeting, to be held in London on October 11-12. This document provides a range of useful information to help you prepare for the meeting, including details on sessions and updates on all of MACN’s Collective Actions. We recommend that MACN Members print the […]

Update on Container Tracking in Tanjung Priok

The MACN Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Collective Action activities in the port of Tanjung Priok, Indonesia. During phase I of the Collective Action, stakeholders reported 1) a lack of awareness of container tracking systems in general and 2) a lack of transparency in terms of how containers are prioritized and when […]