eCMID iconIMCA Launches Unit Two of Diving CPD App

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched a new unit 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 early in April with 250 … Continue reading “IMCA Launches Unit Two of Diving CPD App”

eCMID iconIMCA and Industry Group Target Governments on a global basis on behalf of Offshore Workers

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to play a key role in an Industry Group lobbying governments and maritime authorities on a global basis to gain support of an IMO a recommendation for authorities to facilitate the movement of offshore energy sector personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP … Continue reading “IMCA and Industry Group Target Governments on a global basis on behalf of Offshore Workers”

eCMID iconIMCA strengthens expertise in Environmental Sustainability

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) today confirmed the appointment of Nadine Robinson to lead the Association’s strategy on environmental sustainability. Allen Leatt, IMCA Chief Executive stated “We are delighted to welcome Nadine to the team. Following our strategic review in 2017, we established our first dedicated committee on Environmental Sustainability, which has over the … Continue reading “IMCA strengthens expertise in Environmental Sustainability”

eCMID iconLobbying IMO on behalf of offshore workers

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is playing a key role in two industry groups lobbying the IMO to support a recommendation for Governments and national authorities to facilitate the movement of offshore energy sector personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is designed to ensure they are considered ‘key workers’, essentially to enable ease of … Continue reading “Lobbying IMO on behalf of offshore workers”

eCMID iconOne year on! IMCA DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme

The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Dynamic Positioning (DP) Practitioner Accreditation Scheme launched on 1 May 2019, has received close to 1000 enquiries in its first year. The Accreditation Scheme is the output of a cross industry workgroup consisting of DP vessel owners/operators, training providers, DP consultants, major energy companies and relevant organisations. This workgroup … Continue reading “One year on! IMCA DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme”

eCMID iconIMCA actively participates in eCMID online festival of knowledge

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will be actively participating in an eCMID online festival of knowledge aimed at sharing the latest updates with Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs). The IMCA eCMID system provides the marine and offshore industry with standardised formats for vessel inspection and offers a safety management system (SMS) ‘health check’. Using eCMID … Continue reading “IMCA actively participates in eCMID online festival of knowledge”

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”