MACN CEO Cecilia Müller Torbrand has written on Tackling Corruption in the Maritime Industry for The Global Maritime Forum.
Corruption in the maritime industry is a multifaceted problem that requires a multifaceted solution. Maritime corruption poses social, financial and environmental burdens on the community and therefore to tackle it, both the public and private sector as well as other actors must work together to align standards, protect crew members and strive towards sustainable trade and development patterns. The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) understands the complexities of corruption in the maritime industry and emphasizes that driving change is much easier when the industry works together in fighting this battle. This insight brief proposes ways of tackling corruption in the maritime industry through collective action, transparency, the role of the private sector and industry leadership buy in.