MACN Timeline

  • 2011

    MACN is founded

    A small group of committed maritime companies come together to form The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network.

  • 2012

  • 2013

  • 2014

  • 2015

    UK Foreign and Commonwealth Oce (UKFCO) awards funding

    TRACE Innovation in Anti-Bribery Compliance Award (IACA)

    In-country work in the port Tanjung Priok, Indonesia


    ‘Say No’ campaign in the Suez Canal, Egypt

  • 2016

    Development of an anti-corruption charter party clause (further developed and supported by BIMCO)

  • 2017

    International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and MACN initiate a cross-industry working group to engage industry organizations and associations to collaborate on corruption issues and solutions.

  • 2018

    Membership reaches over 100 companies

    Collective action in Argentina results 90% reduction of corrupt demands

    Say No campaign piloted in Mumbai ports, India

    Awarded SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

  • 2019

    First IMO submission on maritime corruption is submitted and supported by industry and member states. MACN works with the cross industry working group established in 2017 on the submission

    Awarded funding from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)

    First HelpDesk in Nigeria piloted – a unique tool providing real time support

  • 2020

    Awarded funding from the Siemens Integrity Initiative’s Third funding round

    HelpDesk launched in Ukraine (member link)

    Revised and expanded eLearning package launched for members

  • 2021

    MACN becomes its own legal entity based in Denmark


    Awarded funding from the Siemens Integrity Initiative’s Golden Stretch funding round

    HelpDesk in Egypt launched (member link)

    Collective action in Nigeria achieves reduced time in ports and operational cost savings