eCMID iconIMCA consulting on forthcoming updates to the eCMID and eMISW templates

IMCA has circulated draft revised versions of the eCMID (IMCA M 149 Issue 11) and eMISW (IMCA M 189 Issue 4) inspection templates.  These provide advance notice of changes, as well as providing an opportunity for users to comment on the question sets prior to publication, planned for early September. The eCMID update includes: new … Continue reading “IMCA consulting on forthcoming updates to the eCMID and eMISW templates”

eCMID 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”

eCMID 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”

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.