eCMID iconIMCA 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.

eCMID iconeCMID – Planned Downtime and January 2018 changes

eCMID System downtime The eCMID system will be unavailable for around 1 hour from 12:00 UTC on Wednesday 3 January 2018 while we implement the changes announced in our previous communications. Please plan any inspections around this time accordingly. Any inspections commenced prior to the update will automatically be upgraded by the new software version … Continue reading “eCMID – Planned Downtime and January 2018 changes”

eCMID iconReminder 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).

eCMID iconIMCA 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 iconeCMID 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?

eCMID iconChange in concept of operation of IMCA’s CMID system

To say that there is a burden of over-auditing on the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) vessel operators is without doubt. In an effort to reduce this burden IMCA intends to improve the integrity and quality of their Common Marine Inspection Document system (CMID) by adopting a greater degree of oversight of the system. This … Continue reading “Change in concept of operation of IMCA’s CMID system”

eCMID iconIMCA CMID Workshop to be held at Seawork International

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is hosting a CMID (IMCA’s Common Marine Inspection Document) workshop at Seawork International on the morning of Wednesday 15 June aboard Ocean Scene, a vessel moored at the show which is being held in Mayflower Park, Southampton. The theme of the workshop is”Improving CMID Report Quality”. It will include … Continue reading “IMCA CMID Workshop to be held at Seawork International”

eCMID iconCommon Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA meeting in Macae

The Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) will be coming under the spotlight at a meeting of the South America Section Meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Macaé in Brazil on the afternoon of Wednesday 9 March. And, that is not all, Eduardo Gritti, of the Instituo de Ciências Náuticas (Institute of Nautical … Continue reading “Common Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA meeting in Macae”