IconIMCA updates ‘Guidance on Safety in Shipyards’

Updated to include information on traffic management in shipyards Revised document addresses occupational health and worker fitness/health in shipyards The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has updated its ‘Guidance on Safety in Shipyards’ IMCA HSSE 032, IMCA M 221.  The document provides guidance to vessel owners and operators when preparing contracts and procedures for vessel … Continue reading “IMCA updates ‘Guidance on Safety in Shipyards’”

IconPresenting 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 Marine Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee on 21 May. The presentation covered the importance of eCMID to provide a regular health check on a vessel’s Safety … Continue reading “Presenting eCMID to the IMO”

IconIMCA seeking Asia-Pacific Representative

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), an influential trade association for the offshore marine sector, is looking to recruit an experienced part-time business development executive in the Asia-Pacific region. This post, based in Singapore, involves networking with the Association’s members, oil companies, and other stakeholders to further the interests of the Association. Typical undertakings would … Continue reading “IMCA seeking Asia-Pacific Representative”

IconIMCA announces new President

Iain Grainger of McDermott becomes IMCA’s new President and Chairman of the Board In accordance with its constitution, International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces that Iain Grainger is its new President and Chairman of the Board. Iain, Vice President Commercial at McDermott, takes over from Harke Jan Meek. Furthermore, that Pieter Heerema from Allseas becomes … Continue reading “IMCA announces new President”

IconeCMID Update – Fees from 18 June, privacy policy and more

Following is an important update on forthcoming changes to the eCMID system and software: Upload fees – As previously announced, from 18 June 2018 there will be an upload fee for submitting inspection reports to the eCMID database.  We have been listening to user feedback and details on implementation are set out below. Privacy policy … Continue reading “eCMID Update – Fees from 18 June, privacy policy and more”

IconIMCA Advisers to update Vessel Inspectors on eCMID and Dynamic Positioning Vessels at spring Seminar

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”

IconIMCA issues revised Lifting Operations Guidance

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.