eCMID iconIMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors

Potential to improve efficiency and reduce costs The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV and Survey Purposes’ (IMCA S 025 / R 022), which is available on the Association’s website. The document provides technical guidance and an overview of some of the factors to consider … Continue reading “IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors”

eCMID iconIMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety flashes

 136 incidents reported in 29 Safety Flashes in 2018 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued an Information Note showing that in 2018 it published 29 Safety Flashes reporting 136 incidents. Delivered regularly throughout the year, IMCA’s Safety Flash system provides a fast and vital communication channel to help improve safety performance in the offshore … Continue reading “IMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety flashes”

eCMID iconIMCA to unveil 2018 Dynamic Positioning stats and Practitioner Accreditation Scheme

Highest number of reports on DP Station Keeping events since Reporting Scheme began Date for DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme announced The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, will reveal the findings of the 2018 IMCA DP Station Keeping Reporting Scheme, and details of its DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme at … Continue reading “IMCA to unveil 2018 Dynamic Positioning stats and Practitioner Accreditation Scheme”

eCMID iconIMCA seminar on the use of the Competence e-Portfolio

• Understanding the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio • How the e-portfolio works in practice • Seminar – 5 February 2019, Aberdeen The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a competence e-portfolio for contractors to assess the skills and experience of freelance personnel in a more standardised way. The seminar, ‘Re-establishing the vital role … Continue reading “IMCA seminar on the use of the Competence e-Portfolio”

eCMID iconIMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidance to Identify DP System Components and their Failure Modes’ (IMCA M 247). The new document complements the Association’s existing guidance on Dynamic Positioning (DP). Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s Marine Technical Adviser, said: “Unexpected events that jeopardise station keeping integrity are regularly reported via the IMCA DP … Continue reading “IMCA issues guidance to assist analysis and testing of DP systems”

eCMID iconIMCA safety statistics – a new look for the new year

IMCA contractor members to take part in annual safety survey The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is introducing a new web-based method for collecting safety statistics from its contractor members. This will result in simpler, more timely reporting, and the ability to easily benchmark performance. IMCA began collecting safety data over 20-years ago, and the … Continue reading “IMCA safety statistics – a new look for the new year”

eCMID iconIMCA launches code of conduct for members

IMCA has developed a new code of conduct for its members. It sets out in clear, straightforward language the behaviours that IMCA members and our stakeholders should be able to expect of each of us. This represents the final stage of a three-part programme launched this year, also including a code of practice for the secretariat and an anti-bribery and corruption e-learning module for its membership.

eCMID iconIMCA adds Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV specialist to its technical team

Andre Rose joins IMCA as Technical Adviser The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Andre Rose as Technical Adviser – Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV. Andre has spent most of the last 18 years working in the ROV industry. This has included time as a Pilot/Technician, Superintendent, ROV Manager and … Continue reading “IMCA adds Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV specialist to its technical team”

eCMID iconIMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin

The IMCA DP Station Keeping Bulletin is the 4th this year The Bulletin proves to be invaluable to DP crew The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published its latest Dynamic Positioning (DP) Station Keeping Bulletin. Published quarterly, the Bulletin is a reliable channel for providing feedback on DP events to the industry. The Bulletin, … Continue reading “IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin”

eCMID iconIMCA award winners announced at Annual Seminar

MMA Offshore and Subsea 7 joint winners of IMCA’s Safety Award TechnipFMC wins IMCA’s Environmental Sustainability Award The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announced the winners of its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards at its Annual Seminar in The Hague. In a sold-out event of 300 delegates with executives and senior managers from operating companies … Continue reading “IMCA award winners announced at Annual Seminar”