eCMID iconFinal five IMCA safety videos and pocket cards available

The suite of 15 new safety training videos and associated pocket cards has now been completed by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The final five videos and cards in the ‘Be prepared to work safely’ series are now available. “There was very positive feedback to the first ten duo of videos and pocket cards … Continue reading “Final five IMCA safety videos and pocket cards available”

eCMID iconAdditional Diving Technical Adviser joins IMCA

Tim Helsdon has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) team as a Technical Adviser – Diving working with Bryan McGlinchy, the Senior Diving Technical Adviser, and fellow Adviser, Peter Sieniewicz. IMCA’s Diving Division has some 330 member companies globally and is concerned with all aspects of equipment, operations and personnel related to offshore diving … Continue reading “Additional Diving Technical Adviser joins IMCA”

eCMID iconIMCA revises subsea metrology guidance

Subsea metrology procedures are expanding rapidly to provide ever higher accuracy solutions, so the publication by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) of a revised version of ‘’ (IMCA S 019 Rev. 1) is both highly relevant and timely. The objective of subsea metrology is to determine accurately the relative horizontal and vertical distance between … Continue reading “IMCA revises subsea metrology guidance”

eCMID iconIMCA and OCIMF Cyber Security Seminar during London International Shipping Week

Just how easy is it to hack into a ship control system? Delegates at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Cyber Security Seminar ‘Ship control systems: ‘Designed in’ cyber security protection should be standard’, being held on 12 September during London International Shipping Week, will be able to … Continue reading “IMCA and OCIMF Cyber Security Seminar during London International Shipping Week”

eCMID iconIMCA joins World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has become a Sister Association member of the World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations (WFPIA). WFPIA provides a platform for collaboration amongst the associations related in one way or another to the onshore and offshore construction of international and regional oil, gas, water and slurry pipelines. Sister Associations … Continue reading “IMCA joins World Federation of Pipe Line Industry Associations”

eCMID iconInstant access to IMO dynamic positioning guidelines from the IMCA website

It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). Now that IMO has published the update (MSC/Circ.1580), IMCA has consolidated the guidance into document 245 … Continue reading “Instant access to IMO dynamic positioning guidelines from the IMCA website”

eCMID iconIMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle statistics

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in order to identify long-term trends. As Richard Benzie, IMCA’s Technical … Continue reading “IMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle statistics”