News and Events

3 June at 13:30 – 14:30 CEST – Webinar on Sanctions

In this seminar we look forward to welcoming Jeff W. Cottle back to MACN as a guest speaker to talk about the latest trends and updates on sanctions with focus on shipping and trade. Jeff is Partner at Norton Rose and focuses on all aspects of compliance program design. He has extensive experience in the […]

MACN CEO Cecilia Müller Torbrand guests on The Lloyd’s List Podcast

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s quiet corruption revolution Lloyd’s List · The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping’s quiet corruption revolution Despite its reputation for opaque business practice, the shipping industry has, over the past decade, been going through a quietly effective anti-corruption revolution. The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network now represents over 50% of the global fleet and […]

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MACN Board new members – Press release

Capt. Rajesh Unni (left) and Øistein Jensen Join the MACN Board Press Release PDF Capt. Rajesh Unni, Founder and CEO Synergy Marine Group and Øistein Jensen, Chief Sustainability Officer at Odfjell SE have been elected to the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) Board of Directors. Cecilia Muller Torbrand, CEO of the Network said, “Captain Unni and Mr. Jensen bring valuable operational and commercial insights […]

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MACN Welcomes 320 Participants at the Virtual Spring Members Meeting

MACN was delighted to welcome 320 participants to the annual Spring Members Meeting on May 5-6, 2021. The meeting covered a mix of plenary sessions and working group activities on MACN’s tools, innovation streams, and Collective Action initiatives. The first day concluded with a General Assembly for all Members. We also heard from expert MACN […]

Upcoming Online Spring Meeting 2021

We look forward to welcome our members at MACN’s Virtual Spring Meeting, the 5th and 6th of May, 2021!

Reasons to work collectively to tackle corruption – International Anti-Corruption Day 9 Dec

By Cecilia Muller Torbrand, Executive Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network Twenty years ago, a man was traveling down a coastline carrying a bag of cash and his job was to make sure shipping industry operations “worked smoothly.” Twenty years ago, foreign bribery was tax deductible, and the link between good governance and social economic development had […]

Upcoming Online Fall Meeting – 21 October

We very much look forward to welcome our members at MACN’s Virtual Fall Member Meeting on 21 October! Though we are still sad that we had to cancel the in-person meeting, we hope the day will be engaging with the exciting agenda we have designed!

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network Expands “Help Desk” Concept to Ukraine

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has expanded its anti-corruption ‘Help Desk’ concept to Ukraine’s ports and terminals. This development follows the successful implementation of similar Help Desks, operated in conjunction with local partners in Nigeria and Argentina.

MACN and CBi Launch Help Desk to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Corruption in Cargo Clearance at Nigerian Ports and Terminals

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and the Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) have launched an anti-corruption HelpDesk to support business involved in cargo clearance at ports and terminals in Nigeria.

Updated Resources for Argentina

MACN is hereby sharing an updated guide about pre-loading inspections for vessels exporting grain products in Argentina. This guide is an updated version of the guidelines first published by MACN in 2017.