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

  • Marine insurers offering maritime bosses Directors & Officers risk
    July 27, 2016 6:12:00 PM

    Senior management of shipping and broader maritime companies have been warned to ensure they are not leaving themselves exposed to legal action from regulators or shareholders.
  • Hutchison container volumes slide 7% in first half
    July 27, 2016 6:08:00 PM

    Container throughput for the world’s busiest container terminal operator, Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Trust, fell 7% year on year (y/y) in the first half as volumes slipped at its Yantian unit and its three Hong Kong-based terminals.
  • Penta-Ocean Construction books work vessel at JMU
    July 27, 2016 4:12:00 PM

    Penta-Ocean Construction, a Japanese specialist in port construction, tunnelling, and dredging, has ordered a work vessel from compatriot shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU).
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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