News and Events

The Latest Edition of MACN’s Nigeria Project Newsletter

The latest edition of MACN’s Nigeria Project Newsletter is out now! This issue includes MACN project highlights from July to December 2023 and also features articles from prominent organisation. The first provides insights into the UNODC and their efforts to combat transnational organised crime in the West and Central African region. The second and third […]

Enhanced Collaboration between MACN and IAPH in 2024

MACN will be collaborating with the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) more closely in 2024, to deliver a short guidance document to address corruption for ports and gather relevant case studies for the World Port Sustainability Programme website to share what actions ports are currently taking to handle this risk and encourage more […]

MACN and IG P&I Published a New Guide for Vessels Calling at Ports in Senegal

With support from members, MACN and the International Group of P&I Clubs have published a guide providing an overview of port requirements for vessel clearance. The guide also highlights examples of common challenges encountered so vessels can be well-prepared in advance and limit the risks of facing corruption. Read more in this article here.

Season’s Greetings from MACN

It has been a busy 2023 and we are proud of the progress MACN has made in the ongoing fight against corruption. Our membership has grown, the reach of our collective action program has extended, and our engagement with governments around the world continued and increased – underscoring the success and impact of our collective […]

MACN Board Member Speaks at the Private Sector Forum

MACN Board Member, Øistein Jensen from our member Odfjell SE, represented the Network at the tenth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) at the Private Sector Forum. UNODC and the United Nations Global Compact jointly hosted the forum. This Conference brought together global leaders to […]

Celebrating 2023 International Anti-Corruption Day

We are proud to stand with the global community in the fight against corruption in the maritime industry! At MACN, we are committed to promoting transparency, integrity, and accountability in the maritime sector. Collective action initiatives and collaboration are the backbone of MACN. Together, we set sail towards a brighter, corruption-free future. Please take a moment to […]

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 […]