News and Events

MACN’s Latest ESG Guidance Document

MACN recently released its latest guidance document titled “ESG Reporting on Anti-Corruption” for its members. Recognizing existing gaps and the lack of precise guidelines on this topic, we have developed this guidance document to support the integration of ethical principles and progress on anti-corruption into ESG reporting. The document also presents a complete overview of […]

MACN at #ISWAN2023 in Helsinki

MACN attended the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (#ISWAN) 2023 seminar held in Helsinki on 16 November. The seminar focused on the overarching theme: “Addressing the maritime recruitment crisis: Seafarer wellbeing in a changing world”. An often-hidden aspect of this ‘crisis’ is the illicit payments many seafarers in developing nations are requested to pay […]

MACN Attended the 8th MOU PSC Workshop at the International Maritime Organization

Last week, MACN was invited to the 8th MOU PSC workshop at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London where we elaborated on MACN’s reporting data and potential risks associated with Port State Control inspections. We look forward to continuing this engagement with all MoUs and thank the IMO for this invitation.

MACN Secretariat Meets with Riyadh and Tokyo MoU Port State Control

MACN made a courtesy visit to the Riyadh MoU Secretariat in Muscat in October. In November, MACN was invited by the Tokyo MoU Chair and Secretariat to a session at the margin of the Tokyo MoU port State Control Committee (PSCC 34). Attending member Authorities and Secretariats of other regional PSC regimes, while agreeing to […]

MACN Speaks at the IAPH World Ports Conference

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, and Flora Caia had the opportunity to speak at the IAPH World Ports Conference held in Abu Dhabi on 31 October- 2 November. The sessions were focused on how greater governance through integrity and transparency drives efficiency and reduces the risk of corruption in ports. With unique data, MACN’s Global […]

Sign up for BIMCO 15+15 Webinar with MACN’s CEO

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, will be featured as a guest speaker at the BIMCO 15+15 Webinar, following a unique, to-the-point 15-minute presentation format followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. Held under the theme “5 things (in 15 min) you need to know to tackle maritime corruption,” the webinar will explore common pitfalls in tackling maritime corruption and equip you […]

MACN Secretariat Meets Members in Singapore, Middle East and Japan

In the last two weeks, the MACN Secretariat has met with its members globally. MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, met member companies in the Middle East to discuss MACN’s work and individual company’s priorities and focus areas! Thank you Asyad, Bahri, ADNOC Logistics & Services, Monjasa, OBT Shipping, and Gulf Agency Company (GAC) for your […]

Showcasing the Anti-Corruption Pledge Developed in Collaboration with the Embassy of Denmark in India

The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023) was held from October 17-19, 2023, and took place at the MMRDA Grounds in BKC, Mumbai. The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 received a significant endorsement as Prime Minister Modi personally inaugurated the event, highlighting its national significance. The key features of GMIS 2023 included international exhibitions, […]

MACN’s First Insider Bulletin

MACN launched the first issue of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network’s ‘Insider Bulletin’. As an organisation deeply committed to a future where corruption is no longer seen as an obstacle to maritime trade, MACN stands before a mission that is both complex and essential. This quarterly report is an embodiment of that mission, aimed at fostering […]

MACN hosts Curtain Raiser Event in Mumbai

The day before MACN’s Fall Member Meeting (26 September 2023), MACN organised an India Curtain Raiser Event in Mumbai. The event was attended by around 200 invitees, including MACN Member representatives, senior personnel of overseas diplomatic missions in India (including the Ambassadors of Denmark and Panama in India), the MACN Board of Directors & CEO, […]