eCMID iconIMCA supports call to recognise all seafarers and offshore workers

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is supporting the call to action to recognise the significant efforts being made by seafarers and offshore workers globally during these challenging times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Associations such as the International Chamber of Shipping, its members, shipowners and port operators are encouraging vessel masters to participate in … Continue reading “IMCA supports call to recognise all seafarers and offshore workers”

eCMID iconIMCA appoints DP Specialist to Technical Team

Mark de Barr has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as Technical Adviser – Marine specialising in Dynamic Positioning (DP) and vessel assurance. Mark has joined the global trade association after working as freelance consultant engineer providing project management, inspections, audits and marine warranty services. His extensive career has encompassed roles with Bue Marine, … Continue reading “IMCA appoints DP Specialist to Technical Team”

eCMID iconIMCA shares COVID-19 Guidance

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to add to its dedicated COVID webpage a variety of information and links to be of use to its membership. The compilation includes COVID-19-related IMCA Safety Flashes and IMCA Information Notes, including those relating to the extension of renewal periods for certain industry recognised certificates e.g. for diver … Continue reading “IMCA shares COVID-19 Guidance”

eCMID iconIMCA announces successful launch of Diving CPD Scheme

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to announce the successful launch of its App-based continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with current information and guidelines from IMCA. The scheme went live in early April … Continue reading “IMCA announces successful launch of Diving CPD Scheme”

eCMID iconIMCA actively participates in COVID-19 Pandemic Industry Group

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is part of a COVID-19 Industry Group which has collaborated with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labor Organization (ILO) to develop a preliminary list of recommendations for Governments and relevant national authorities on the facilitation of maritime trade during the pandemic. This COVID-19 … Continue reading “IMCA actively participates in COVID-19 Pandemic Industry Group”

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”