This edition features an in-depth look at how safety remains a top priority for IMCA and its members, even in difficult market conditions. We look at current safety initiatives and resources available to members and hear about the experiences of experts on the SEL committee.
Also in this issue: the latest rope forum, diving workshop and more.
In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, our focus article reviews our recent Contracts & Insurance Seminar, which took place in London. The key theme of the seminar was the deterioration in contracting terms in the post-Macondo and post-$100 barrel oil business environment. Plus: Alan MacLeay on the growing offshore renewables market; Denis Welch on the state of play in the Asia-Pacific region; and key considerations for members ahead of the Ballast Water Management Convention coming into force.
In this edition of IMCA’s newsletter, Making Waves, our focus article tackles the hot topics of energy efficiency and environmental issues. Against the backdrop of COP21 and the ever-increasing need to operate in an environmentally friendly manner, we look at the latest emissions regulations and explore some of the new fuel, hull shape and technological … Continue reading “Making Waves #78 – March 2016”
Highlights from issue 77 of Making Waves include: IMCA goes back to basics at its Annual Seminar Meet the Association’s new leaders: Allen Leatt, Chief Executive, and Richard Benzie, Technical Director Decommissioning opportunities open up Insight from an IMCA member, who switched from offshore oil and gas to insurance underwriting A report on the hot … Continue reading “Making Waves #77 – December 2015”
Highlights from issue 76 of Making Waves include: IMCA celebrates two decades: and looks to what’s on the horizon next A farewell to Jane Bugler An introduction to, and special editorial from, the new IMCA president: Bruno Faure A feature on the downturn in the OSV market Updates on key IMCA projects: DP, CMID and … Continue reading “Making Waves #76 – September 2015”
Highlights from issue 75 of Making Waves include: Risky business: we tackle the issue of bribery in our industry, with some top tips from our members A focus on European Shipping Week and special report on the latest range of legislative updates The accredited vessel inspector scheme goes live India is the first to benefit … Continue reading “Making Waves #75 – June 2015”
Highlights from issue 74 of Making Waves include: Cyber Security: we reveal facts, look at the current state of play and consider the security practices needed by our industry CMID V9 and a vessel inspector accreditation scheme gets nearer IMCA on the Indonesian map New riser boundaries offshore Brazil
Highlights from issue 73 of Making Waves Include: Dynamic Positioning: an in depth interview with retiring IMCA specialist Ian Giddings, on developments, where DP is heading next and what IMCA’s role is. US offshore wind – ready to go IMCA Annual Seminar 2014 highlights and insights IMCA D 016 revision ‘in the bag’
Highlights from issue 72 of Making Waves Include: A focus on competence in the industry. What is it? And why is there an increasing need to demonstrate its value? Why confined spaces can be deadly IMCA sinks its teeth into bribery and corruption Lots more information and insight from the people who matter on the … Continue reading “Making Waves #72 – September 2014”
Highlights from issue 71 of Making Waves Include: A focus on the ROV personnel shortages – and how our initiatives are making a difference Working at height: a killer that we need to get under control Tips on avoiding a social media disaster Lots more information and insight from the people who matter on the … Continue reading “Making Waves #71 – June 2014”