IMCA is active globally, regionally and nationally in representing our Members to governments and regulatory bodies. We lobby for sensible, workable and effective regulations.
An important part of IMCA’s work is representation on a number of joint government-industry committees and other relevant bodies. We also work collaboratively with other trade associations in areas of common interest.
IMCA holds non-governmental observer status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). We frequently attend IMO meetings to keep abreast of the latest developments and provide input based on Members’ combined experience and expertise.
Head of Marine Policy & Regulatory Affairs
|Peter McCombie||TechnipFMC||Committee Chairman|
|Dennis Janssen||Allseas Group SA||Committee Vice-chairman|
|Eugène van Dodeweerd||Boskalis Offshore||Committee Member|
|Gerd Van De Merlen||DEME Offshore BE||Committee Member|
|Edmund Greiner||Fugro||Committee Member|
|Remko Kloos||Fugro||Committee Member|
|Peter De Bue||Heerema Marine Contractors||Committee Member|
|Kyle Pemberton||McDermott International Inc.||Committee Member|
|Paul Bayliss||P&O Maritime Logistics||Committee Member|
|Maarten Heitling||Saipem||Committee Member|
|Gary Ritchie||Subsea 7||Committee Member|
|Liesbeth den Haan||Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V.||Committee Member|
|Margaret Fitzgerald||IMCA||IMCA Secretariat Lead|
Fuel Consumption Data Collection
Call to Action for Marine Members!
IMCA is collecting fuel consumption data from its members, to enable us to effectively lobby IMO Member States for a carbon intensity indicator (CII) which works for the offshore sector. The current CII being used by IMO is based on cargo ships which is not a suitable metric for assessing the carbon intensity of the offshore sector.
Support IMCA’s submission by submitting your fuel consumption data through a process managed by the Marine Policy & Regulatory Affairs Committee.
There are two periods you can submit data for – 2019 and 2020. Download the forms below and email them to us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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News & Events
Offshore Industry Group welcomes IMO endorsement of industry developed framework of protocols for Crew Change and Travel
The Offshore Industry Group comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP, ISOA and the Workboat Association (details below) welcomes the endorsement by the IMO Member States of the Framework of Protocols developed by the wider Shipping Industry to facilitate safe crew change and travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) met virtually from 4 – 10 November and approved an MSC circular thereby giving government-level recognition to the industry-developed protocols.
The Industry Group recognises the initiative the IMO Member States have shown and thanks them for their support.Read more