In our latest edition of Making Waves, we feature the work of Fugro to map the ocean floor to support the Seabed 2030 project. Other feature articles include an interview with McDermott International’s Kyle Pemberton, giving us his insight to some issues being discussed at the IMO; and Darren Brunton of KBA Training writes on … Continue reading “Making Waves 86 – April 2018”
IMCA to put eCMID eDatabase and reactivation of DP vessels in the seminar spotlight 30% increase in eCMID and eMISW reports Two members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Secretariat will be making contributions to the forthcoming eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs) Seminar to be held on 22 May in London. IMCA’s Technical … Continue reading “IMCA Advisers to update Vessel Inspectors on eCMID and Dynamic Positioning Vessels at spring Seminar”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced details of its annual ‘Lifting & Rigging Seminar – return to offshore cranes’.
IMCA has issued revised ‘Guidelines for Lifting Operations’ after an extensive review of all sections of the document, and added appendices on subsea lifts, diving operations, lifting personnel, lifting at extreme heights and dismantlement of offshore structures.
Steve Sheppard joins IMCA Governing Board The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Stephen Sheppard to its Governing Board. Mr Sheppard is the Diving Manager at Helix Well Ops (U.K.) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA over many years. He has extensive industry experience in diving … Continue reading “IMCA Appoints Helix Well Ops Executive to its Board”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have agreed to establish a joint committee to review, share and progress developments of the Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) system. The aim will be to improve the efficiency of the vessel assurance process by pooling the knowledge and expertise of … Continue reading “IMCA and OCIMF to work together to improve OVID”
CEO provides insight into resilience in the workplace Over 4,000 downloads since scheme was launched in late January Allen Leatt, Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), will be speaking at the Marine, Construction & Engineering (MCE) Deepwater Development Technical Conference (Milan, 9-11 April) on IMCA’s latest safety initiative on “Resilience in the … Continue reading “IMCA puts personal resilience on the agenda at MCEDD”
Dear colleagues, We are making improvements to the eCMID vessel inspection database in response to the marked increase in use of the offshore vessels’ inspection scheme. Over 2,300 vessels from more than 1,000 owners and operators are now listed on the eCMID database, and this is consulted by more than 3,800 users each year. The … Continue reading “New funding arrangements for IMCA eCMID system”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has seen a marked increase in the use of its eCMID inspection scheme for offshore vessels that benefit from an independent International Safety Management health check. To manage the increase in use and enable enhancements to the eCMID website and software, IMCA is to introduce a nominal charge for each eCMID report uploaded by an AVI from 18 June 2018.
IMCA has updated the US Gulf of Mexico vessel data associated with its authoritative study ‘Marine Construction Vessel Impacts of Proposed Modifications and Revocations of Jones Act Letters Related to Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Activities” submitted to the US Customs and Border Protection agency in early April of last year. This supplement is part … Continue reading “IMCA Jones Act update”
Over 2,000 downloads in first four weeks Developed by leading members of IMCA for use by the offshore oil & gas industry The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Resilience Awareness Programme, launched online in late January, is demonstrating highly encouraging downloading statistics. The first four weeks have seen well over 2,000 downloads from the IMCA … Continue reading “Encouraging uptake for IMCA’s personal resilience videos”
Mark Ford, IMCA Technical Manager, has been unanimously endorsed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to become a member of the IACS Advisory Committee (AVC).
IMCA member companies work together on the programme Resilience help us make better-quality decisions in stressful situations Leading members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) have come together to develop the IMCA Resilience Awareness Programme tailored specifically for the men and women working in the marine contracting industry. They did this in the knowledge … Continue reading “Marine contracting industry launches personal resilience awareness programme”
The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, will be speaking on crucial aspects of Dynamic Positioning (DP) at the European DP Conference in London on 6 February. IMCA has been at the forefront of DP since it was first introduced to the offshore industry. Guidance and station keeping event reports provided by IMCA members are used throughout the industry.
In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, we have a feature article on building resilience, with a new IMCA programme setting out a personal resilience awareness programme tailored for the marine contracting industry. Other highlights of issue 85 include: New appointments to the IMCA team focus on member and client engagement Reports from recent … Continue reading “Making Waves 85 – January 2018”