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

  • Shipowners terminate Great Southern Shipping charters
    December 2, 2016 5:20:00 PM

    Owners of two vessels under charter to Chinese-Australian joint venture Great Southern Shipping have terminated their contracts over alleged non payment of fees owing.
  • Hoegh LNG signs 20-year FSRU deal with Ghana
    December 2, 2016 3:51:00 PM

    Hoegh LNG Holdings Ltd, the listed LNG carrier and FSRU owner in the Leif Hoegh group in Norway has signed an agreement with Quantum Power Ghana Gas Limited to operate an FSRU at the Tema LNG import terminal, it has been announced.
  • Chinese yards score as carriers push up feeder ship orders
    December 2, 2016 1:09:00 PM

    While investment appetite for ultra-large container ships has waned, the orderbook for feeder ships has been growing, with Chinese yards capturing most of the orders.

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Best Management Practices

For signed-up users please see Advice To Masters section of the website

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