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).
IMCA is holding its next regular workshop to engage with the eCMID community including vessel operators, inspectors, and clients on Monday 29 May at Oceaneering International’s facility in Stavanger, Norway. Like all such workshops in 2017, has as its core theme how IMCA vessel inspection tools can assist in vessel assurance efforts for offshore contractors – in particular, for vessels brought out of lay-up, and as part of ISM code requirements.
In issue #12: Behind the scenes of the AVI programme with Hilary Excell of IIMS The eCMID events calendar for 2017 Latest eCMID database statistics
From January 2018 the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) will recognise only formal inspection reports conducted using its eCMID database, meaning that paper reports not uploaded into the database will no longer be considered by IMCA to be authorised inspection reports. The whole eCMID system is now based on the principles described in the ISO … Continue reading “Change is in the air for IMCA’s eCMID”
In this issue: Revised versions of CMID and MISW published; Watermarking and report cyber security; The AVI scheme: one year in; Continuing professional development points at eCMID events; What is coming next?
To say that there is a burden of over-auditing on the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) vessel operators is without doubt. In an effort to reduce this burden IMCA intends to improve the integrity and quality of their Common Marine Inspection Document system (CMID) by adopting a greater degree of oversight of the system. This … Continue reading “Change in concept of operation of IMCA’s CMID system”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is hosting a CMID (IMCA’s Common Marine Inspection Document) workshop at Seawork International on the morning of Wednesday 15 June aboard Ocean Scene, a vessel moored at the show which is being held in Mayflower Park, Southampton. The theme of the workshop is”Improving CMID Report Quality”. It will include … Continue reading “IMCA CMID Workshop to be held at Seawork International”
The Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) will be coming under the spotlight at a meeting of the South America Section Meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Macaé in Brazil on the afternoon of Wednesday 9 March. And, that is not all, Eduardo Gritti, of the Instituo de Ciências Náuticas (Institute of Nautical … Continue reading “Common Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA meeting in Macae”
In this issue: A big year for CMID in 2015, more to come this year; CMID v9 adopts ISO 19011; CMID and cyber security; an interview with the first AVI; 2016 course programme.
The CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) Vessel Inspector Scheme has reached a milestone with the hundredth Vessel Inspector application having been received. The Inspectors accredited so far are based in over 20 countries, with both the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) actively promoting the scheme globally. IMCA … Continue reading “CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone … and so does CMID”