Supporting the development of offshore wind in Taiwan
Around 25 representatives from developers, contractors, suppliers, and regulators attended the inaugural China Sea Focal Group meeting held by IMCA.
IMCA calls for Offshore Wind Competitiveness Programme
Speaking at an industry conference, IMCA calls for sector-wide collaboration, stating it is essential in addressing supply chain losses in offshore wind.
IMCA welcomes workboats with new membership category
Category aimed at owners and operators of small workboats which are less than 500 gross tonnage and with a load line length of less than 24 metres.
Guidance on the provision, acceptance and handling of breathing gases for diving
IMCA delivers new guidance following requests from industry parties to address issues around breathing gases used for diving.
Inside the Secretariat with Adam Hugo, IT Services & Solutions Specialist
Take a deep dive behind the scenes at IMCA with Adam Hugo, IT Services & Solutions Specialist.
International Code of Safety for Diving Operations approved by IMO’s SSE Sub-Committee
IMCA participated in the 9th session of IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ships Systems and Equipment where finalisation of the Revision of the Code of Safety for Diving Systems and the Guidelines and Specifications for hyperbaric evacuation systems was on the agenda.
Update from the MPRA Committee
A revised Green House Gas (GHG) Strategy is expected to be adopted by June/July 2023 by The International Maritime Organization (IMO). Higher levels of ambition are expected than previously and as a result it is imperative the offshore sector continues to engage with IMCA’s data collection initiative.
IMCA helps drive the implementation of the Industrial Personnel (IP) Code
IMCA is in the driving seat on the development of Explanatory Notes to aid the implementation of the Industrial Personnel (IP) Code which enters into force on 1 July 2024 and is convening a roundtable with key offshore Flag States to discuss the pertinent issues for the offshore sector.
IMCA seeks clarification from the UK MCA on its implementation of the Marine Guidance Note 674
IMCA is engaging with Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA) regarding its guidance on the Application of the Special Purpose Ships Code which removes the previously applicable grandfather clause permitting existing UK and foreign flagged vessels already operating on the UKCS to continue operating.
Keep up to date with our events programme
We are back on the road engaging with members through our regional meetings and technical seminars, and we are also attending industry events. See the latest in the Events Section of our website and plan your how you will get involved.
Keeping members up to date
Find a handy list of all IMCA outputs – publications, information notes, minutes, news updates, events information and more – to help you catch-up on, or identify the issues we’ve been working on that are the most important to you.
Browse it here: imca-int.com/digest