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Making Waves – December 2021

CEO Update – December 2021 Welcome to the final edition of Making Waves for 2021 as we celebrate the achievements of our Members, old and new.  For this month’s issue I will keep my editorial short and instead, you can watch my review of the year broadcast here. Thank you again for your support, and I wish you all every success in the new year.  Read more Regulatory News New revision of the IMO Diving Code After 18 months of work, IMCA’s Core Diving Industry Workgroup (CDIW) has just finalised efforts on revising and updating the IMO Code of Safety for Diving Systems (resolution A.831 (19) and the Guidelines and

Making Waves – October 2021

CEO Update – December 2021 Welcome to the final edition of Making Waves for 2021 as we celebrate the achievements of our Members, old and new.  For this month’s issue I will keep my editorial short and instead, you can watch my review of the year broadcast here. Thank you again for your support, and I wish you all every success in the new year.  Read more Vaccination News The importance of COVID-19 Vaccination to the Offshore Diving Community COVID-19 presents serious risks for all marine crew, but there are a number of reasons why the SARS-CoV-2 virus is of special concern to the diving industry. The Diving Medical Advisory

Making Waves – June/July 2021

CEO Update – December 2021 Welcome to the final edition of Making Waves for 2021 as we celebrate the achievements of our Members, old and new.  For this month’s issue I will keep my editorial short and instead, you can watch my review of the year broadcast here. Thank you again for your support, and I wish you all every success in the new year.  Read more Visit IMCA’s COVID-19 Resource Area Keep up to date with the latest from IMCA and other key sources including industry bodies, the International Maritime Organization and other associations. This area is split into news items and resources from third parties and IMCA. Read

Making Waves – May 2021

CEO Update – December 2021 Welcome to the final edition of Making Waves for 2021 as we celebrate the achievements of our Members, old and new.  For this month’s issue I will keep my editorial short and instead, you can watch my review of the year broadcast here. Thank you again for your support, and I wish you all every success in the new year.  Read more Visit IMCA’s COVID-19 Resource Area Keep up to date with the latest from IMCA and other key sources including industry bodies, the International Maritime Organization and other associations. This area is split into news items and resources from third parties and IMCA. Read

Making Waves – March 2021

CEO Update – December 2021 Welcome to the final edition of Making Waves for 2021 as we celebrate the achievements of our Members, old and new.  For this month’s issue I will keep my editorial short and instead, you can watch my review of the year broadcast here. Thank you again for your support, and I wish you all every success in the new year.  Read more Visit IMCA’s COVID-19 Resource Area Keep up to date with the latest from IMCA and other key sources including industry bodies, the International Maritime Organization and other associations. This area is split into news items and resources from third parties and IMCA. Read

Making Waves – January 2021

CEO Update – January 2021 Welcome to the first edition of Making Waves for 2021 – I wish you all a very happy New Year and hope you have kicked off January with renewed drive and hope for better prospects. 2021 is going to be an important year for IMCA on a few fronts: our business strategy, data collection, and some of our key committees. Read more Visit IMCA’s COVID-19 Resource Area Keep up to date with the latest from IMCA and other key sources including industry bodies, the International Maritime Organization and other associations. This area is split into

Making Waves – December 2020

CEO Update – December 2020 Welcome to the December edition of Making Waves, rounding off what has been tumultuous year for us all. Despite this, I am pleased to report plenty of successes and progress in 2020: We maintained full business continuity during all COVID lockdowns, and in fact the Secretariat has been working fully remotely since 13 March. The IT systems have worked very well and there has been no interruption in service to our Members. Our committee work has continued as planned, the document reviews and developments as planned, and our seminars and regional events have all taken

Making Waves – October 2020

Keep up to date with the latest information from IMCA – read our October 2020 issue. In this issue, we cover: IMCA adopts environmental sustainability roadmapDiving Supervisor CPD requirements for 2021eCMID Inspection App changesCOVID-19 updates and IMO reportLatest publications and event reports

Making Waves 88 – January 2019

In our latest edition of Making Waves, we feature the IMCA Annual Seminar held in November 2018. This covers the opening day and the focus on strategies being developed to cope with the downturn, and new ways of oil companies and contractors working together. It also includes the two Technical Sessions, on Marine and Diving, held on the second day, and the discussions on matters such as professional development, energy efficiency initiatives, diving instruments and health, fitness and medical issues. Other highlights in issue 88 include: Corporate Social ResponsibilityCompetence e-PortfolioeCMID 2018DP Practitioner Accreditation SchemeDiving Supervisor Annual Update ProgrammeEthics and Compliance

Making Waves 87 – August 2018

Making Waves 87 (PDF) In this edition of Making Waves, we feature the Hywind project in Scotland and the potential for floating wind farms. We also put eCMID in the spotlight with an interview with Stephen Birt of TechnipFMC – Chairman of IMCA’s Marine eCMID Committee. Other highlights in issue 87 include: Hyperbaric passive samplingIMO’s decision to review its Code of safety for diving systemsIMO’s regulatory scoping exercise on maritime autonomous shippingIMCA events – Annual Seminar, Contracts & Insurance Seminar, and Lifting & Rigging SeminarUpdates on dynamic positioning, reactivation of DP vessels and demonstrating competence.

Making Waves 86 – April 2018

Making Waves 86 (PDF) In our latest edition of Making Waves, we feature the work of Fugro to map the ocean floor to support the Seabed 2030 project. Other feature articles include an interview with McDermott International’s Kyle Pemberton, giving us his insight to some issues being discussed at the IMO; and Darren Brunton of KBA Training writes on delivering effective training. Other highlights of issue 86 include: Steve Sheppard joins IMCA’s BoardLife Time Achievement Award for IMCA’s Chris RodricksReports on regional meetingsFreelancers demonstrating their competenciesUpdates on DP, eCMID and divingThe future of remote intervention.

Making Waves 85 – January 2018

Making Waves 85 (PDF) In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, we have a feature article on building resilience, with a new IMCA programme setting out a personal resilience awareness programme tailored for the marine contracting industry. Other highlights of issue 85 include: New appointments to the IMCA team focus on member and client engagementReports from recent events hubs in Singapore and LondonSustainability – new IMCA initiatives and awards success for a cross-industry projectUpdates on diver training and international certificate recognitionReactivation – an opportunity to make DP saferDecommissioning data sharing

Making Waves 84 – September 2017

Making Waves 84 (PDF) In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, we have a feature article on the decommissioning of the Brent Delta platform, including a world record lift as the topsides were brought ashore by the Pioneering Spirit and an interview with Allseas project manager, Evert van Herel. Other highlights of issue 84 include: Reports from successful hub events in AmsterdamEnvironmental issues and ‘green leadership’Changes to the eCMID system from 1 January 2018New safety videosSuccessful work with developers of a new standard on gas cylinder examination and testingAll the usual updates on documentation, events and membership.