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

  • Tangshan posts strong H1 as its volume surges
    August 24, 2016 12:17:00 PM

    Tangshan Port registered profit of CNY634.3 million (USD95.4 million) for the first half of 2016, up almost 11% year on year (y/y) as its cargo throughput climbed 24.38% to 92.36 million tonnes.
  • Huangpu Wenchong secures order for heavy lift vessel
    August 24, 2016 12:12:00 PM

    Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding, an affiliate yard of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has won a contract to build a 1,500 dwt crane vessel for Zhengli Ocean Engineering.
  • Sembmarine acquires all of PPL Shipyard
    August 24, 2016 8:25:00 AM

    Singapore rig builder Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) has announced that it has acquired the remaining 15% stake in PPL Shipyard that was partly held by Singapore-listed Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang.
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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