IMCA Europe & Africa Section meeting and briefing session heads to Livorno in Italy

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The International Marine Contractors Association Europe & Africa Section meeting, which combines a briefing session open to members, potential members and invited guests, with a drinks reception and dinner, takes place on Tuesday 9 June at the NH Grand Hotel Palazzo, Livorno, Italy.

The day starts with a welcome and introduction by Sergio Cappelletti, Vice Chairman, IMCA Europe & Africa Section who will give an IMCA overview. IMCA’s Technical Advisers Nick Hough and Andy Goldsmith will then provide a full update on IMCA including technical and regulatory developments.

A series of presentations then follows from Subspec; Saipem; RINA (on classification of diving system – a new approach); Victor Gibson of Marex will speak about collision risk management; an update on IMCA’s CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document); and ‘The trade association approach to safety’.

Further information on all aspects of the day is available from and free registration is on the IMCA website at