COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact globally and specifically on our industry.
Please see below a compilation of the various safety flashes and briefing notes related to COVID-19 that we have circulated to our members recently.
Please note that the IMCA Secretariat continues to maintain services to our members by working remotely. Please therefore continue to contact us in the normal ways.
This page continues to be updated as the situation evolves.
Latest COVID-19 News
IMCA Actively Participates in COVID-19 Pandemic Industry Group
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is part of a COVID-19 Industry Group which has collaborated with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labor Organization […]Read more
Industry Group Achieves Breakthrough as Governments around the World Pledge Action to Support Crew Changes during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Industry Group comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP, ISOA and the Workboat Association (details below) applauds the breakthrough at an international maritime virtual summit hosted by the UK Government on […]Read more
IMCA and Industry Group Target Governments on a Global Basis on behalf of Offshore Workers
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to play a key role in an Industry Group lobbying governments and maritime authorities on a global basis to gain support of an […]Read more
IMCA and Industry Group Lobbying IMO on Behalf of Offshore Workers
IMCA is playing a key role in an industry group lobbying the IMO to support a recommendation for Governments and national authorities to facilitate the movement of offshore energy sector […]Read more
IMCA, Together With Industry Groups, Influencing Key Worker Designation
ICAO, ILO, and IMO issue joint call to world governments on need for ‘key worker’ designations for essential air and sea personnel The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) joined the […]Read more
IMO Secretary-General Seeks UN Support Over “Keyworker” Designation for Seafarers
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has asked the United Nations system agencies to support IMO in its request to governments to declare seafarers, port personnel and other crucial maritime workers as […]Read more
Industry Group Urges the UK Government to Exempt all Offshore Energy Sector Workers from its Quarantine Restrictions
The global Offshore Industry Group, comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP and ISOA urges the UK Government to exempt all offshore energy sector workers from the 14-day quarantine restrictions introduced on […]Read more
INTERCARGO calls for seafarers to receive COVID-19 vaccine as a priority
IMCA and INTERCARGO form part of a COVID-19 Industry Group supporting the rights of Seafarers and Offshore WorkersRead more