MACN Nigeria Collective Action Impact Report

MACN is just published an impact report on our work in Nigeria. It describes the work we have done together with our partners including training of 1000 local stakeholders in ethics and integrity, supporting the approval and implementation of the harmonized port procedures and the launching of a grievance mechanism where companies can complaint when […]

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 […]

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; […]

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 […]