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

  • Great Lakes pilotage rates set to soar higher
    October 21, 2016 5:42:00 PM

    Already locked in a legal battle with Great Lakes ports and shippers over pilotage fee increases for 2016, the US Coast Guard (USCG) proposed on 19 October to allow a 14% increase in pilotage revenue for 2017.
  • Hanjin Shipping to push on with sale of Long Beach terminal
    October 21, 2016 4:22:00 PM

    Beleaguered Hanjin Shipping said on Friday that it is moving forward with the sale of Total Terminals International LLC, which runs a container terminal in Long Beach.
  • Viken exercise Aframax option from SHI
    October 21, 2016 3:42:00 PM

    Viken Shipping AS of Bergen has returned to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to exercise an option on a contract placed just two weeks ago.
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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