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MACN Internship Autumn 2024

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network working towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large. Established by a small group of committed maritime companies, MACN has grown to include over 200 members globally and has become one of […]

MACN’s CEO Featured on Riviera Maritime

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, was recently featured in Riviera Maritime Media’s article “Industry-wide Collective Action to Boost Anti-Corruption Drive,” where she discussed the organization’s efforts to mitigate corruption risks. In the article, she emphasizes the need for collective efforts from governments, major shipping companies, and local suppliers to tackle corruption. She also highlights the importance of […]

Empowering the Next Wave: MACN’s Next Generation of Seafarers Training in the Philippines

In 2023, MACN launched its training program for the next generation of seafarers. The course is intended to give pre-sea cadets awareness about corruption in the maritime industry and seeks to address this issue by empowering cadets with the necessary knowledge to stand against corruption. Since then, MACN has piloted the training in maritime training […]

MACN Contribution to a Crew Seminar hosted by Member Company, Asyad Shipping

Earlier this month, MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, participated in a crew seminar hosted by our member company, Asyad Shipping, in Muscat. This seminar involved 120 senior officers and focused on an important issue. It is always so rewarding to meet and engage with senior officers who encounter bribery risks on a daily basis globally. […]

MACN Presented at the Supply Chain & Logistics Compliance Conference in Dubai

On February 7, MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, had the opportunity to speak at the “Strategies to Combat Facilitation Payments in your Supply Chain” session at the Supply Chain & Logistics Compliance Conference in Dubai. Hosted by DHL, the conference discussed the intricate landscape of sanctions that companies have to navigate safely, along with the […]

Celebrating a Milestone: 60,000 Incidents of Corrupt Demands Reported by the Industry!

Celebrating a Milestone: 60,000 incidents of corrupt demands reported by the industry! We are thrilled to announce that we now have over 60,000 incidents under our Anonymous Reporting System. Each report represents a vital step towards integrity and transparency in the maritime industry. A huge thank you to our dedicated community for raising a voice […]

The Second Edition of MACN’s Insider Bulletin is Out Now!

The second edition of the MACN’s Insider Bulletin is out now! Some of the topics discussed include MACN’s Next Generation of Seafarers project, MACN’s collective approach to due diligence, a deep dive into the functions of our Global Port Integrity Platform, and more! Interested in subscribing to our Insider Bulletin mailing list? Sign up here. Download […]

Navigating Indonesia’s Maritime Future: Public-Private Forum Dialog

On January 24-25, the MACN Secretariat participated in Indonesia’s Public-Private Forum Dialog on Shipping Related Matters, hosted by the Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment at the Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam. The event brought together international shipping leaders and key Indonesian authorities, focusing on safety, security, and anti-corruption measures. The Forum aimed […]

Ghana’s Maritime Sector Gains Momentum through Collaborative Reform Initiatives

Impressive momentum in Ghana’s maritime sector! A meeting led by the Ghana Maritime Authority, in partnership with MACN and CBi, brought together the Immigration Service, Office of the Special Prosecutor, Revenue Authority-Customs, Shippers Authority, Ministry of Transport, and more. This gathering marked a significant step towards creating a unified standard operating procedure for maritime activities […]

Unveiling Progress: MACN’s Updated Report on Activities in Bangladesh

We are pleased to present the latest report detailing the strides and accomplishments of our activities in Bangladesh! This comprehensive update provides valuable insights into our ongoing efforts to promote ethical business practices. The report outlines the corruption in the maritime sector of Bangladesh, the project implementation activities, key highlights, and future plans. Our collaborative […]