News and Events


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 […]

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and MACN Have Signed a Memorandum of Understanding to Provide a Framework for Cooperation

The Suez Canal Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) to provide a framework for cooperation in common fields, affirming the Authority’s keenness to interact with international institutions to ensure transparency and enhance integrity procedures and standards of maritime transactions and related port operations. The MoU aims to establish an […]

MACN Celebrates Anti-Corruption Day!

Only together we can take proactive steps to tackle corruption. Tackling systemic integrity challenges requires companies joining forces and sharing information and approaches, but also engaging governments and civil society. The essence of the MACN collective action approach is that successful, lasting changes in the operating environment will take effect only if they are enabled […]

MACN at #IACC2022

MACN’s CEO, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, is looking forward to attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Washington DC on 6–10 December 2022. MACN will be presented as follows: Thursday 8 December 1:30 PM-3:00 PM EST – Plenary 5: Ending Dark Markets, Criminal Networks and Cross Border Crimes In this session MACN’s CEO will provide insights to […]

MACN Welcomes 120 Participants at the Fall Members Meeting

MACN was delighted to welcome 120 participants to the annual Fall Members Meeting in Dubai on November 29-30, 2022. The meeting covered a mix of plenary sessions and workshops. On the first day, members had a chance to take part in breakout sessions together with MACN’s local partners who are supporting and implementing actions on […]


B20 Indonesia Summit: Recover Together, Recover Stronger, and Address Corruption Through Collective Action

On 12 – 13 November, political and business leaders met in Bali Indonesia for the B20 Summit.


MACN and Prefectura Naval Argentina Meeting on Integrity and Transparency

MACN and local partner Fernando Basch recently met with the Prefectura Naval Argentina, the Secretariat for The Acuerdo de Viña del Mar, in Buenos Aires to discuss integrity and transparency in Port State Control (PSC) inspections, industry capacity building, and potential areas of collaboration. The Secretariat is committed to ethical practices and upholds high integrity […]