Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz – Maritime security guidance
After the incident of two vessels transiting Straits of Hormuz seized by Iranian authority on 19 July 2019, BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping, INTERTANKO and OCIMF have issued the maritime security guidance. The Guidance and relevant information can be read on the following links;
Joint industry guidance as of 21 July 2019
Joint industry guidance as of 3 July 2019
Best Management Practices 5 issued in June 2018
Published by OCIMF (First edition 2019)
Published by NATO STANDARDIZATION OFFICE, Edition A Version 1, SEPTEMBER 2014
As the heightening of tension in the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf will be expected, all vessels navigating or planning to navigate around the region should always pay attention to latest information.