eCMID iconIMCA’s DP competence assurance in the spotlight in Rio

Vessel and crew competence assurance were firmly in the spotlight at the South America Regional Meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Rio de Janeiro which saw a record attendance of IMCA members and guests on 5 March. Following a global update on IMCA activity by Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, … Continue reading “IMCA’s DP competence assurance in the spotlight in Rio”

eCMID iconIMCA instrumental in IMO establishing Correspondence Group to revise Diving Code

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to announce that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) at its 7th session has endorsed the establishment of an intersessional Correspondence Group to progress the revision and update of the IMO Code of Safety for Diving Systems (resolution A.831 (19) and … Continue reading “IMCA instrumental in IMO establishing Correspondence Group to revise Diving Code”

eCMID iconIMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is presenting at The Global Offshore Brazil Summit in Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2020. IMCA’s Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, and Fugro’s John Chatten, who is also IMCA’s South America Regional Chairman, will give a joint presentation on how IMCA is driving collaboration offshore Brazil. … Continue reading “IMCA driving collaboration offshore Brazil”

eCMID iconIMCA Diving CPD app exceeds expectations in trial phase

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has successfully completed trials of its Diving Supervisor CPD App. IMCA launched a pilot Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors in September 2019. This followed announcements of the programme in November 2018, outlining the development of an App based scheme incorporating the very latest in training techniques … Continue reading “IMCA Diving CPD app exceeds expectations in trial phase”

eCMID iconIMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 certification

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has recently passed an ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) Stage 2 Audit in addition to its annual ISO 9001 surveillance audit. ISO 27001 is the standard created by the International Organisation for Standardization which deals with Information Security Management and is a way of ensuring that information security risks … Continue reading “IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 certification”

eCMID iconIMCA speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is being represented by Peter Sieniewicz, IMCA Technical Adviser – Diving, at this year’s Underwater Intervention (UI) on 5 February 2020. UI, which takes place in New Orleans 4-6 February 2020, is the premier event for the entire underwater operations industry. Through compelling education and thought-provoking features, UI will … Continue reading “IMCA speaking at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans”

eCMID iconIMCA featuring in three key conferences in London

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is playing an active role in the forthcoming European Dynamic Positioning Conference in London on 4 February 2020. Reza Yaghoobi, Technical Adviser – Marine at IMCA will be speaking on ‘IMCA DP Assurance Initiatives over the past 12 months’, considering revised guidelines for developing and conducting DP annual trials … Continue reading “IMCA featuring in three key conferences in London”

eCMID iconIMCA at Subsea Expo2020

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is exhibiting at this year’s Subsea Expo between 11-13 February 2020 at the P&J Live in Aberdeen, UK. Allen Leatt, IMCA Chief Executive said: “In IMCA’s 25th Anniversary year we thought it a great idea to participate in this event and create an open pavilion area to meet with our … Continue reading “IMCA at Subsea Expo2020”

eCMID iconIMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) recently announced the winners of its 2019 Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards at its Health, Safety & Environmental Seminar in Amsterdam. Subsea 7 and Eidesvik won the Environmental Sustainability Award for the Hybrid Life of Field Vessel ‘Seven Viking’. Heerema won the Safety Award for their Tug Barge Access … Continue reading “IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives”

eCMID iconIMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping A Sustainable Future”, Amsterdam 19/20 November 2019

Senior managers and QHSE professionals from organisations involved in the offshore marine contracting industry will be gathering in Amsterdam (Park Plaza Hotel, Schiphol) on 19 & 20 November for the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Health, Safety & Environment Seminar. The seminar is closely aligned to one of IMCA’s key strategic themes of Environmental Sustainability. … Continue reading “IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping A Sustainable Future”, Amsterdam 19/20 November 2019”