Ardmore Shipping Ltd has signed up as a member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network that supports the goal of a maritime industry that is free of corruption. The membership of MACN includes many of the world’s leading shipping companies, along with other prominent maritime industry organisations.
As a MACN member, Ardmore Shipping will support the efforts of the network to promote good practice in the maritime industry when it comes to tackling bribes, facilitation payments and other forms of corruption through the adoption of the MACN Anti-Corruption Principles, which are modeled on the requirements of the UK Bribery Act and other relevant regulation and standards.
Anthony Gurnee, CEO of Ardmore Shipping, commented:
“We are proud to announce that Ardmore Shipping has joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network. Ardmore is committed to upholding the highest standards of conduct and compliance with all laws and practices designed to tackle anti-corruption and bribery. Corruption is a significant impediment to international trade and the collective commitment of the MACN members to sharing best practice and raising awareness can make an important difference.”
To learn more about the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, visit www.bsr.org/macn.