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Making Waves is IMCA’s magazine which is distributed to Members and available to the wider industry. Making Waves was originally introduced as a quarterly magazine distributed in print format and online, by members and other stakeholders. It became a digital publication in December 2019.

Each issue of Making Waves contains a range of articles including features on topical issues, technical articles, people features. It also provides updates on the work of IMCA committees, reports on seminars and workshops and summarises briefings on regulatory issues and other industry developments.

IMCA adopted a new online platform for Making Waves in September 2020. Previous issues can be viewed in our Making Waves archive.

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Making Waves #65 – December 2012

Making Waves 65 (PDF) Highlights from issue 65 of Making Waves Include: News from IMCA Annual Seminar Farewell to Hugh Williams Dubai Competence Workshop Arctic Diving

Making Waves #64 – September 2012

Making Waves 64 (PDF) Highlights from issue 64 of Making Waves Include: CMID Update Competence workshop MLC countdown begins Spotlight on Jim Mann

Making Waves #63 – June 2012

Making Waves 63 (PDF) Highlights from issue 63 of Making Waves Include: Report from our safety and environment seminar Spotlight on Dave Forsyth New MLC guidance DESIGN update Bridge team […]

Making Waves #62 – March 2012

Making Waves 62 (PDF) Highlights from issue 62 of Making Waves Include: Changes to STCW Convention IMCA competence workshops Diving certification schemes update ROV workshop Spotlight on Bill Russell-Cargill

Making Waves #61 – December 2011

Making Waves 61 (PDF) Highlights from issue 61 of Making Waves Include: Full report from the New Orleans seminar Spotlight on Roy Hay IMCA seeks new staff Latest CMID update

Making Waves #60 – September 2011

Making Waves 60 (PDF) Highlights from issue 60 of Making Waves Include: IMCA forms the Renewable Energy Workshop Publications available as free downloads New joint IMCA/OGP GNSS publication Spotlight on […]

Making Waves #59 – June 2011

Making Waves 59 (PDF) Highlights from issue 59 of Making Waves Include: Competence workshops reports New IMCA contracts materials Nina Adams retires New safety promotion materials Revision of CMID and […]

Making Waves #58 – March 2011

Making Waves 58 (PDF) Highlights from issue 58 of Making Waves Include: Safety seminar report Call for safety statistics Certification exam bank Seabed mapping and inspection

Making Waves #57 – December 2010

Making Waves 57 (PDF) Highlights from issue 57 of Making Waves Include: IMCA incorporates new company Security poster screensavers Safe management of data Call for ROV statistics

Making Waves #56 – September 2010

Making Waves 56 (PDF) Highlights from issue 56 of Making Waves Include: IMCA membership tops 700 The latest update from IMO New publications & DVDs 2011 safety seminar in Venice

Making Waves #55 – May 2010

Making Waves 55 (PDF) Highlights from issue 55 of Making Waves Include: Award-winning IMCA Ensuring business continuity Guidance on data management IMO update

Making Waves #54 – February 2010

Making Waves 54 (PDF) Highlights from issue 54 of Making Waves Include: Praise for the Heave Compensation Workshop Global Industries becomes IMCA’s ninth ICO CMID inspector competence The control of […]

Making Waves #53 – November 2009

Making Waves 53 (PDF) Highlights from issue 53 of Making Waves Include: CMID database launches Rio seminar success Updated competence documents available Safe isolation for diver access New guidance on […]

Making Waves #52 – August 2009

Making Waves 52 (PDF) Highlights from issue 52 of Making Waves Include: Central & South America Section off to flying start Membership passes 600 Digital video guide updated Highlighting safety […]

Making Waves #51 – May 2009

Making Waves 51 (PDF) Highlights from issue 51 of Making Waves Include: IMCA hits a home run in Houston Membership passes 600 Plans for the formation of the IMCA Central […]

Making Waves #50 – February 2009

Making Waves 50 (PDF) Highlights from issue 50 of Making Waves Include: IMCA sharpens focus on competence New guidelines on medical assessment IMCA publishes outline syllabus on supervisor How IMCA […]

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