News and Events

2023 Spring Member Meeting Copenhagen

We were delighted to welcome over 150 participants at MACN’s Spring Members Meeting, held at Moltkes Palæ in Copenhagen on April 26 – 27, 2023. The meeting covered a mix of plenary sessions and workshops. On the first day, members had the opportunity to hear from several experts and leaders including Richard Bistrong (FCPS, Anti-Bribery, Ethics, […]


Next Week: MACN’s Spring Members Meeting

We cannot wait to meet all of our Members and Partners at the Spring Members Meeting in Copenhagen to be held at Moltkes Palæ.

MACN welcomes Yulia Klymenko at the next Members Meeting

We are excited to announce that our second guest speaker to our next Members Meeting in Copenhagen is none other than Yulia Klymenko, Member of Parliament of Ukraine, First Deputy Head of the Transport & Infrastructure Committee at Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine! She was Vice Minister/State Secretary of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (2015-2016). Her […]

MACN welcomes Richard Bistrong at the next Members Meeting

We are very pleased to welcome Richard Bistrong to our next Members Meeting in Copenhagen on 26 – 27 April. Richard is both a compliance expert and an MACN fan. He is also one of the most outspoken voices on how companies can build a better and more ethical business, and his own experience in […]


West-Central Africa Regional Maritime Sector Stakeholder Conference on Global Best Practices in Vessel Clearance

Accra, Ghana, January 19– 20, 2023. The Ghana Maritime Authority hosted the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) West-Central Africa Regional Conference to promote public-private sector dialogue on tackling corruption in seaports. The Conference was the first of its kind and brought together key delegations from Government and business stakeholders from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Togo, Senegal, and […]

2023 Spring Members Meeting in Copenhagen

We are delighted to invite all MACN Members to the 2023 Spring Members Meeting, taking place in Copenhagen on 26-27 April at Moltkes Palace. Please register for the event through the survey link sent to your email.


Kickback Podcast with MACN’s CEO on collective action and addressing corruption in shipping

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, was featured on KickBack – The Global Anticorruption Podcast. Cecilia and Liz Dávid-Barrett discussed the data MACN has compiled on corruption incidents and risks in the shipping sector, and how this data is used to push for change. Included in the conversation detailed examples from Argentina and Nigeria were given as examples […]


MACN launched a member platform for third party risk management

February 2023 (Copenhagen, Denmark, January 2023) – The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and The Marcura Group are pleased to announce the launch of a new third party risk management platform. The platform is envisioned to foster collaboration and leverage community features to save on cost, time and effort in managing third party risks. The platform […]

2023 Compliance Trends

2022 presented a series of lessons that anti-corruption compliance risks do not arise in a vacuum but are often shaped by larger geopolitical events and trends. The global political and economic landscape is in a state of flux, and themes that became prominent in 2022 such as economic decoupling, de-globalization and heightened tensions among global […]

Season’s Greetings from MACN  

This year, MACN together with our members and partners continued to make significant progress in the fight against corruption. We increased our membership, our collective action program expanded, and our engagement with governments around the world continued and increased – recognizing the effectiveness of our collective action methodology.  The commitment and support of our membership lead […]