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
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Bruno Faure, Group Senior Vice President Subsea Projects and Operations at Technip, a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry, has taken over the role of President of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), the association representing the interests of over a thousand offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies in more than 60 countries.
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), in conjunction with the Security Association for the Marine Industry (SAMI), is holding a Cyber Security Workshop on Wednesday 9 September 2015, during London International Shipping Week (LISW) on board HQS Wellington moored on the River Thames.
A number of guidance documents produced over the years by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) have been open during the consultation stage to views from across the wider industry. Now to make input easier an open forum has been added to the IMCA website where all with an interest in documents being currently being written or revised can play an active role.
The next meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association’s Middle East & India Section will take place in Doha, Qatar on 28 July. Members and non-members are welcome to attend.
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has programmed two days of events in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 22 and 23 July. The first sees an afternoon’s ‘Vietnam Briefing’ open to IMCA members, and non-members including oil company representatives, contractors, consultants and all interested in the work of IMCA. The second combines the meeting of IMCA’s Asia-Pacific Section with an open session looking at key issues including competition law policy, IMCA activity worldwide, the Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID), regulatory update and presentations.
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