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IMCA Diver Medic Training During COVID-19 (Rev. 1)

IMCA approved Diver Medic Technician (DMT) courses are currently taught by a number of training providers worldwide in accordance with IMCA D 020 IMCA Scheme for Recognition of Diver Medic […]

| Information Note number 1514 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 21/20



COVID-19 swab-test testing for diver medics

Background Testing for Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has become commonplace since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Obtaining a sample for testing currently involves the use of a single swab to collect […]

| Information Note number 1522 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 24/20



IMCA Diving Supervisor and ALST Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMCA-approved Trainee Air Diving Supervisor (TADS), Trainee Bell Diving Supervisor (TBDS) and Assistant Life Support Technician (ALST) courses are currently delivered by DT2 Training Supplier Members in accordance with IMCA […]

| Information Note number 1519 | Original reference(s) IMCA D 22/20

eCMID/eMISW Temporary Validity Extension Ending

Further to information note IMCA M 01/20 – Marine and DP assurance – IMCA advice during ongoing COVID-19 situation, the temporary validity extension of eCMID/eMISW inspections ends in July. IMCA […]

| Information Note number 1517 | Original reference(s) IMCA M 14/20

COVID-19 and returning to the workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the global economy and continues to present the marine contracting sector with some significant challenges, particularly when in association with the […]

| Information Note number 1515 | Original reference(s) IMCA HSSE 02/20





IMCA COVID-19 update, 9 April 2020

This update collates the ongoing work of IMCA in tackling the many practical issues that have arisen as a result of lockdowns and travel restrictions. It also contains feedback from […]

| Information Note number 1500





US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) presidential proclamation on entry as immigrants and non-immigrants

IMCA has received the following information from the US customs and Border Protection on the clarification for boarding crew, in which the US President has signed a number of ‘Presidential Proclamations’ entitled Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019

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| Information Note number 1487 | Original reference(s) IMCA M 03/20

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) decsion on B-1 (OCS) and B wind visas under President Trump’s proclamation

Please be advised that IMCA has just received the following interpretation in relation to visa requirements of crew engaged in offshore continental shelf (OCS) activities in the USA. CBP has interpreted the Presidential Proclamation of March 14, 2020 as follows: “It is CBP’s policy determination that aliens applying for admission

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| Information Note number 1486 | Original reference(s) IMCA M 02/20

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