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

  • Otto Marine arrests chemical tanker over alleged unpaid repair bill
    July 25, 2016 3:21:00 PM

    Singapore-listed ship repairer and offshore support vessel owner Otto Marine said on Monday (25 July) that it has arrested one of its customers’ chemical tankers over alleged unpaid fees for ship repair services.
  • Baltic Exchange plans to formalise panellist agreement
    July 25, 2016 3:01:00 PM

    Baltic Exchange, the London-based dry bulk freight shipping market, has sent documents to its panel members for signature to formalise arrangements in case a planned takeover of Baltic Exchange by Singapore Exchange (SGX) materialises.
  • Client delays LPG carrier orders at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard
    July 25, 2016 2:39:00 PM

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) said on Monday (25 July) that a European customer has requested to delay the delivery of two LPG carriers and one liquefied ethylene gas (LEG) carrier.

Yachting Piracy Advice

Yachting Piracy Bulletin

Somali Piracy warning for YACHTS


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