Chris Rodricks has been appointed in a business development role for the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in their Middle East & India Region. “Chris is well known to IMCA and its members, having been Chairman of our Middle East & India Region for the past six years, until his retirement as Managing Director of … Continue reading “Middle East & India appointment made by IMCA”
The latest news and features from around IMCA.
The suite of 15 new safety training videos and associated pocket cards has now been completed by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The final five videos and cards in the ‘Be prepared to work safely’ series are now available. “There was very positive feedback to the first ten duo of videos and pocket cards … Continue reading “Final five IMCA safety videos and pocket cards available”
From 1 January 2018, IMCA will only recognise formal inspection reports conducted using the eCMID database; and only those with Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) status will be able to undertake inspections in line with the Common Marine Inspection Document (IMCA M 149) and Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (CMID for Small Workboats – IMCA M 189).
Tim Helsdon has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) team as a Technical Adviser – Diving working with Bryan McGlinchy, the Senior Diving Technical Adviser, and fellow Adviser, Peter Sieniewicz. IMCA’s Diving Division has some 330 member companies globally and is concerned with all aspects of equipment, operations and personnel related to offshore diving … Continue reading “Additional Diving Technical Adviser joins IMCA”
Subsea metrology procedures are expanding rapidly to provide ever higher accuracy solutions, so the publication by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) of a revised version of ‘’ (IMCA S 019 Rev. 1) is both highly relevant and timely. The objective of subsea metrology is to determine accurately the relative horizontal and vertical distance between … Continue reading “IMCA revises subsea metrology guidance”
In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, we have a feature article on the decommissioning of the Brent Delta platform, including a world record lift as the topsides were brought ashore by the Pioneering Spirit and an interview with Allseas project manager, Evert van Herel. Other highlights of issue 84 include: Reports from successful … Continue reading “Making Waves 84 – September 2017”
Just how easy is it to hack into a ship control system? Delegates at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Cyber Security Seminar ‘Ship control systems: ‘Designed in’ cyber security protection should be standard’, being held on 12 September during London International Shipping Week, will be able to … Continue reading “IMCA and OCIMF Cyber Security Seminar during London International Shipping Week”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that David Bloom has been appointed as director for client engagement. He will be supporting the Association in developing and expanding its engagement with oil companies and the broader industry. “I am delighted to be welcoming David Bloom to IMCA. He is an exceptionally well-known and respected … Continue reading “Strategic appointment made by IMCA”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the extension by the Home Office until 21 October 2018 of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. As noted by IMCA in June, IMCA welcomes and applauds the Home Office’s pragmatic response to the … Continue reading “IMCA welcomes UK Home Office decision”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has become a Sister Association member of the World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations (WFPIA). WFPIA provides a platform for collaboration amongst the associations related in one way or another to the onshore and offshore construction of international and regional oil, gas, water and slurry pipelines. Sister Associations … Continue reading “IMCA joins World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations”