Panamaian authorities seek to sustain the ship registry with transparency and accountability
Panama’s authorities have signed important international cooperation agreements. By joining the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network as part of the Panamanian authorities’ concern for the sustainability of the ship registry with transparency and accountability
(Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network working towards the vision of a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large. Established in 2011 by a small group of committed maritime companies, MACN has grown to include over 130 companies globally, and has become one of the pre-eminent examples of collective action to tackle corruption.
To work towards the elimination of maritime corruption by: raising awareness of the challenges faced; implementing the MACN Anti-Corruption Principles and co-developing and sharing best practices; collaborating with governments, non-governmental organizations, and civil society to identify and mitigate the root causes of corruption; and creating a culture of integrity within the maritime community.