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Key DP documents revised and published by IMCA

Two highly respected International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) documents, often written into contracts by clients, have been fully revised and published. ‘Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned […]



IMCA on OCIMF Working Group updating MEG3

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has been invited to assist with the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) working group on the revision of ‘Mooring Equipment Guidelines’, the third […]




eCMID Update #10 – February 2016

In this issue: A big year for CMID in 2015, more to come this year; CMID v9 adopts ISO 19011; CMID and cyber security; an interview with the first AVI; 2016 course programme.








IMCA publishes guidelines for safe DP OSV operations

Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations in close proximity to offshore installations. Dynamic positioning (DP) is well-established as a primary method of vessel positioning […]





Countdown to CMID V9 continues

When IMCA members flocked to Copenhagen in March for EWEA Offshore 2015, we saw it as an ideal opportunity to reach them by hosting a seminar in conjunction with the […]





Creating an annual DP trials programme

‘Give me an example’ … ‘How is that done?’ … Learning from others is a vital part of business life. The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has just published ‘Example […]



eCMID Update #9 – December 2014

In this issue, we introduce the new members of IMCA’s CMID team and look forward to the changes planned for CMID issue 9 and the accreditation of vessel inspectors.



eCMID Update #8 – October 2013

In this issue: eCMID database statistics, guidance on annual inspections, forthcoming workshops and plans for the future – the next issue of the CMID and a possible mobile/tablet app.




August – a crucial month for vessel operators

The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) enters into force on 20 August 2013; and the International Marine Contractors Association is doing all that it can to […]



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