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”Corruption poses a challenge to the global container industry”

The support for the shipping industry’s international anti-corruption network MACN is growing steadily. One of MACN’s new members is Hamburg Süd: “Corruption poses a challenge to the global container industry,” the company tells ShippingWatch.

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More and more shipping companies are joining the fight against corruption within the industry, as witnessed by the meetings of the shipping industry’s anti-corruption network MACN, whose membership numbers have increased. In 2013 alone, the network, which is currently holding a meeting in Copenhagen, has gained 11 new members.

Carrier companies such as Maersk Line, the originator of the network, are members of MACN, but supplier companies and organizations are also among the 26 members in total. President of the network Travis J. Winslow, who also works as the Ethics & Corporate Compliance Director of the cruise company Carnival Corporation & PLC, hopes that this trend will continue.

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