Guidance for Diving Contractors is provided below and also available to download here 1 BACKGROUND The novel Coronavirus disease, now named COVID-19, is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. It was first identified during an outbreak in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and has since spread worldwide with increasing signs that … Continue reading “Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Diving Contractors”
In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and the extremely challenging times that many are facing, IMCA recommends the following approach to marine assurance activities, should it not be possible to obtain assurance services as a direct result in the vessel’s region of operation. This information is also available as an Information Note which can … Continue reading “Marine and DP assurance – IMCA advice during ongoing COVID-19 situation”
IMCA is introducing a continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors, following a successful pilot which commenced in September 2019. The CPD scheme incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with the latest information and guidelines from IMCA. The CPD system will go live to IMCA’s … Continue reading “Pre-registration open for Diving Supervisors Certification”
Vessel and crew competence assurance were firmly in the spotlight at the South America Regional Meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Rio de Janeiro which saw a record attendance of IMCA members and guests on 5 March. Following a global update on IMCA activity by Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, … Continue reading “IMCA’s DP competence assurance in the spotlight in Rio”
In consideration of travel restrictions being adopted by many of our Member companies, and in order to minimise risk, uncertainty and potential costs for our members, we have taken precautionary measures to cancel two technical seminars scheduled to take place early in June. The Lifting & Rigging and Competence & Training Committees will review their … Continue reading “Changes to schedule and format of some IMCA events”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is presenting at The Global Offshore Brazil Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2020. IMCA’s Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, and Fugro’s John Chatten, who is also IMCA’s South America Regional Chairman, will give a joint presentation on how IMCA is driving collaboration offshore Brazil. … Continue reading “IMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has successfully completed trials of its Diving Supervisor CPD App. IMCA launched a pilot Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors in September 2019. This followed announcements of the programme in November 2018, outlining the development of an App based scheme incorporating the very latest in training techniques … Continue reading “IMCA Diving CPD app exceeds expectations in trial phase”
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