IMCA ’s Marine Division is concerned with all aspects of specialist vessel operations and marine equipment, with a focus on dynamic positioning (DP) and general marine construction.
IMCA Marine Division members operate the specialist vessels that are used both directly to undertake offshore and subsea construction, pipe and cable laying and supply activities, and to support the work of contractors in our other technical divisions – Diving, Offshore Survey and Remote Systems & ROV. They also operate accommodation and drilling vessels, shuttle tankers and floating production units.
We provide members with guidance on topics ranging from lifting operations and the design and specification of vessels and equipment through to work planning and procedures. We also focus on personnel training, certification and ongoing competence assessment.
Vessel auditing and inspection is an important area of activity. Our Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) aims to reduce the number of inspections carried out on individual marine vessels by providing a common standard.
IMCA members can view further information on the work of the Marine Division Management Committee in the IMCA members-only area of the website.
The marine contracting industry relies on a variety of specialist vessels to support its global operations
DP technology enables a vessel to maintain its position and heading using sophisticated positioning systems
IMCA ’s Marine Division assists its members to ensure the availability of personnel with the necessary skills and training to support the industry’s global operations.
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IMCA's library holds over 200 guidance documents covering everything that you might need to know about the marine contracting industry
All Marine Division Publications
Full IMCA Publications Catalogue
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IMCA has issued Safety Flash 33/16.
This edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, features a review of IMCA's recent diving seminar, which took place in Aberdeen. The event focused on updates to IMCA's DESIGN documents and the industry's latest operational and technological approaches. Thanks to the considerable expertise in the room we made progress with an enormous range of topics over the course of the two days.
See this and other stories in Making Waves issue 81.
IMCA has issued Safety Flash 32/16
A roundup for IMCA members of new (and revised) IMCA documents published in September and a look ahead to the coming events.
IMCA has issued Safety Flash 31/16
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