The High Risk Area (HRA) contained within BMP4 has been revised by the Industry Organisations and signatories to Best Management Practice (BMP) . For the full statement by Industry and how this affects the Vessel Registration Movement reporting requirements to MSCHOA please open the link below

- Industry Press Release
- BMP Amendments
- Ilustrated map

FAIRPLAY News feeds

  • Ocean Yield buys two chemical carriers, charters them to Navig8
    September 27, 2016 12:42:00 PM

    Ocean Yield has agreed to acquire two 45,000 dwt IMO II chemical carriers for USD35 million per vessel in combination with 12-year bareboat charters to Navig8 Ltd, part of the Navig8 Group.
  • No current newbuilding plans, says HMM
    September 27, 2016 12:29:00 PM

    Hyundai Merchant Marine told IHS Fairplay on Tuesday 22 September that the company has no current plans to order newbuildings, amid local media reports claiming that the company could acquire ships from its troubled domestic rival Hanjin Shipping.
  • Hanjin ships to be offloaded by end of October
    September 27, 2016 12:05:00 PM

    South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MoF) expects to complete the offloading of all of Hanjin Shipping's stranded vessels by the end of October.
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In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events