eCMID iconIMCA and OCIMF Cyber Security Seminar during London International Shipping Week

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”

eCMID iconIMCA joins World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations

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”

eCMID iconInstant access to IMO dynamic positioning guidelines from the IMCA website

It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). Now that IMO has published the update (MSC/Circ.1580), IMCA has consolidated the guidance into document 245 … Continue reading “Instant access to IMO dynamic positioning guidelines from the IMCA website”

eCMID iconIMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle statistics

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in order to identify long-term trends. As Richard Benzie, IMCA’s Technical … Continue reading “IMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle statistics”

eCMID iconIMCA Asia-Pacific regional meeting taking place in Kuala Lumpur

The next International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Asia-Pacific regional meeting for members and invited guests will take place on Tuesday 29 August from 09:00 in Kuala Lumpur at the Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre. The meeting will be attended by IMCA’s Chief Executive, Allen Leatt, and will include technical presentations including Jaap Zwicker of Heerema … Continue reading “IMCA Asia-Pacific regional meeting taking place in Kuala Lumpur”

eCMID iconIMCA and OCIMF staging cyber security seminar for London International Shipping Week

The need for cyber security and understanding possible risks is a growing concern across all industries and sectors.  As part of London International Shipping Week the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) are holding a Cyber Security Seminar on 12 September. With the overall theme ‘Ship control systems: ‘Designed in’ … Continue reading “IMCA and OCIMF staging cyber security seminar for London International Shipping Week”

eCMID icon2017 IMCA Lifting & Rigging Seminar presentations now online

The presentations from the 2017 International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Lifting & Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol are now online, as is a full report on the seminar and details of the workshops held as an integral part of the … Continue reading “2017 IMCA Lifting & Rigging Seminar presentations now online”