eCMID iconIMCA adds to its experienced diving technical team

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Alan Melia as Technical Adviser – Diving. As a member of IMCA’s highly experienced Diving Division team, he will advise on all aspects of how diving operations can be carried out safely and efficiently. Alan has nearly 40 years’ experience in the diving industry. … Continue reading “IMCA adds to its experienced diving technical team”

eCMID iconIMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its Board

Steve Sheppard joins IMCA Governing Board The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Stephen Sheppard to its Governing Board. Mr Sheppard is the Diving Manager at Helix Well Ops (U.K.) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA over many years. He has extensive industry experience in diving … Continue reading “IMCA appoints Helix Well Ops executive to its Board”

eCMID iconLooking back to drive IMCA forward

IMCA Chief Executive Allen Leatt speaks to the Offshore Support Journal (December 2017) on the impact of the current oil price on the wider industry, IMCA and its planned strategic direction.

eCMID iconIMCA MEI Business Development Adviser receives Life Time Achievement Award

The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Capt Chris Rodricks has been awarded a prestigious Life Time Achievement Award at the Indywood Maritime Excellence Awards. Chris, recently appointed as IMCA’s business development adviser for the Middle East & India, was presented with the honour by the principal guest at the event Mohammed Ibrahim Alqahthani of Saudi … Continue reading “IMCA MEI Business Development Adviser receives Life Time Achievement Award”

eCMID iconNew Head of Communications at IMCA

Achilleas Georgiou has been appointed Head of Communications at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and joined the association on 27 November. “I am delighted to welcome Achilleas to IMCA,” said Allen Leatt, IMCA’s Chief Executive. “He will use his wealth of experience and proven track record of success in managing communications in the marine contracting and related industries to help raise IMCA’s profile. This will enable us to influence and shape the marine energy industry, and thus become a leading voice for our members – offshore, marine and underwater engineering contractors in more than 60 countries.”

eCMID iconA firm place for lifting and rigging as an IMCA core activity

IMCA’s Technical Manager Mark Ford writes in the Wire Rope Exchange (September-October 2017): Lifting and rigging is fundamental to almost every offshore and subsea operation, ranging from routinely lifting stores and spares, to the in-depth planning and execution of complicated engineered lifts … Read the article on pages 74-76