Published on 8 August 2022
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is playing an active role in the International Diving Industry Forum’s (IDIF’s) Underwater Ships Husbandry Port Authority Seminar, led by International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), being held for the first time in the MENA region in Dubai on 12 September.
Bryan McGlinchy, IMCA’s Diving Manager, Peter Sieniewicz IMCA’s Diving Consultant and Phil Newsum from ADCI will be amongst the leading voices from the diving industry who, under the chairmanship of Tony Greenwood of ExxonMobil, will speak about suitable measures and the best operational practices adopted across the world to safeguard divers engaged in underwater ship husbandry activities.
The IDIF was established in 2019 by three key industry stakeholders – IMCA; ADCI; and the IOGP – to reduce and control the risks associated with energy industry diving operations carried out anywhere in the world.
Bryan McGlinchy, IMCA’s Diving Manager commented:
“The IDIF brings industry stakeholders together in a collaborative constructive effort to promote international energy industry diving safety – this event provides a specialist forum for discussion and the sharing of ideas and experiences on a crucial part of the diving scenario”.
Registration for the Seminar being held at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai is open and the programme is available below