On 20th June, the MACN — a global business network of over 110 companies working together to tackle corruption in the maritime industry — announced a new partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, and one of the fruits of this partnership will be to allow MACN to develop and launch the first-ever Global Port Integrity Index.  This will provide an overview and comparison of illicit demands in ports around the world, and will be based on the unique first-hand data gathered from captains calling port around the world through MACN’s Anonymous Incident Reporting Mechanism.  To date, MACN has collected over 28,000 reports of corruption in ports.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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