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IMCA launches progressive web app for eCMID

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces the launch of its Progressive Web App (PWA) for its Common Marine Inspection Document system. IMCA’s eCMID system provides the marine and offshore […]





IMCA Warns Against Offline Use of eCMID System

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued a notice setting out the benefits of eCMID, its online vessel inspection system, and warning users that offline use is no longer […]



IMCA Launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 Question Sets

Updated eCMID question sets include cyber security, Maritime Labour Convention and vessel reactivation IMCA M 167 rewritten as single reference point on inspection process and report use The International Marine […]




Presenting eCMID to the IMO

IMCA’s Technical Manager, Mark Ford,and the Chairman of eCMID Committee, Stephen Birt, gave a presentation on ‘IMCA eCMID – An Independent ISM Health Check for your Ship’, to the International […]



New funding arrangements for IMCA eCMID system

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 […]



IMCA introduces changes to its eCMID vessel inspection database

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.



Reminder of changes to the eCMID system from 1 January 2018

From 1 January 2018, IMCA will only recognise formal inspection reports conducted using the eCMID database; and only those with Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) status will be able to undertake inspections in line with the Common Marine Inspection Document (IMCA M 149) and Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (CMID for Small Workboats – IMCA M 189).



IMCA eCMID workshop to be held in Stavanger

IMCA is holding its next regular workshop to engage with the eCMID community including vessel operators, inspectors, and clients on Monday 29 May at Oceaneering International’s facility in Stavanger, Norway. Like all such workshops in 2017, has as its core theme how IMCA vessel inspection tools can assist in vessel assurance efforts for offshore contractors – in particular, for vessels brought out of lay-up, and as part of ISM code requirements.



eCMID Update #12 – February 2017

In issue #12: Behind the scenes of the AVI programme with Hilary Excell of IIMS The eCMID events calendar for 2017 Latest eCMID database statistics




Change is in the air for IMCA's eCMID

From January 2018 the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) will recognise only formal inspection reports conducted using its eCMID database, meaning that paper reports not uploaded into the database will […]



eCMID Update #11 – August 2016

In this issue: Revised versions of CMID and MISW published; Watermarking and report cyber security; The AVI scheme: one year in; Continuing professional development points at eCMID events; What is coming next?







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