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
IMCA Members-only area
IMCA now has over a thousand member companies involved in offshore, marine and underwater engineering in more than 60 countries
IMCA Diving Equipment Systems Inspection Guidance Note (DESIGN) for Saturation (Bell) Diving Systems(IMCA D 024) has now been revised and updated
IMCA has produced a revised version of ‘Code of Practice for The Initial and Periodic Examination, Testing and Certification of Diving Plant and Equipment’ (IMCA D 018 Rev. 1).
IMCA SEL 034 'Working in Confined Spaces' has been launched and is available to view on the IMCA website and as a download to IMCA members.
• A focus on competence in the industry: What is it? And why is there an increasing need to demonstrate its value? • Why confined spaces can be deadly • IMCA sinks its teeth into bribery and corruption • Lots more information and insight from the people who matter on the topics that matter
IMCA - International Marine Contractors Association
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