Piracy - Industry Best Management Practices - BMP4

August 2011

Piracy BMP4 Cover

Industry Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy (BMP4) - August 2011 

The 4th Edition of the shipping industry’s Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy (BMP4) has now been released.

The industry organisations involved will fund and produce around 50,000 copies of the booklet for distribution. BMP4, which can be viewed and downloaded below, will also be available as part of the Club's latest loss prevention DVD: "Piracy - The Menace At Sea".

The BMP4 Signatories are:

BIMCO
CLIA
ICS 
IGP&I
IMB
IMEC
INTERCARGO 
InterManager
INTERTANKO 
ISF 
ITF 
IPTA 
JHC 
JWC 
OCIMF 
SIGTTO
The Mission to Seafarers
WSC

BMP4 is also supported by the following naval forces/law enforcement agencies:

CMF
EU NAVFOR 
INTERPOL
MARLO
MSCHOA
NATO Shipping Centre 
Operation Ocean Shield 
UKMTO