$post_typeIMCA’s Copenhagen meeting focuses on offshore renewables

Offshore renewables are very much in the spotlight at the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Europe & Africa Section meeting behind held in Copenhagen, Denmark on Tuesday 14 June, with five presentations on various aspects of the rapidly expanding sector. The meeting is open to IMCA members and other interested guests and is free to … Continue reading “IMCA’s Copenhagen meeting focuses on offshore renewables”

$post_typeIMCA publishes Renewables Contracting Principles

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a variety of guides, templates and discussion documents aimed at raising awareness on contracting issues, promoting discussion and providing tools that may be useful for its contractor members, their clients and sub-contractors, the latest is the series is ‘IMCA Renewables Contracting Principles’ which can be downloaded from … Continue reading “IMCA publishes Renewables Contracting Principles”

$post_typeIMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety

The Offshore Renewable Workgroup of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA|) is one of the association’s best attended workgroups, and the level of enthusiasm is not only seeing an increasing number of highly relevant guidance documents being published, but has gained IMCA a seat at the UK HSE GB ‘Offshore Wind Industry Leaders Workshop’ in … Continue reading “IMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety”

$post_typeIMCA at EWEA Offshore: a members pavilion and a CMID seminar

Offshore renewable energy is playing an ever-increasing role in the working schedules of many members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) so this year IMCA has put together a pavilion at EWEA OFFSHORE in Copenhagen, the world’s largest offshore wind energy event. The pavilion will feature IMCA members as well as the guidance and … Continue reading “IMCA at EWEA Offshore: a members pavilion and a CMID seminar”

$post_typeOffshore renewables under the spotlight at IMCA’s Hamburg-based Europe & Africa Section meeting

Offshore renewable energy will be very much on the agenda when the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) holds the first ever meeting of its long-established Europe & Africa Section in Germany. With speakers from Technip, the German Shipowners Association, German Shipbuilders, Workships Contractors, Seaway Heavy Lifting, Bluewater, RWE, Vattenfall, ER Offshore and Global Maritime the … Continue reading “Offshore renewables under the spotlight at IMCA’s Hamburg-based Europe & Africa Section meeting”

$post_typeSafe methods of working under the EWEA Offshore Conference spotlight

Effective sharing of marine construction experience, safe methods of working and recommended practice for offshore installation will lie at the heart of presentation by Alan MacLeay at EWEA Offshore 2013 in the ‘Synergies with other maritime technologies’ session on 20 November in the ‘Industrialising the supply chain’ track. The offshore wind energy industry does not … Continue reading “Safe methods of working under the EWEA Offshore Conference spotlight”

$post_typeGuidance on DP jack-ups and use of dumb barges for offshore renewables sector from IMCA

An increasing number of members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) are involved with the offshore renewables sector and for this reason the association has published ‘Guidance for the Positioning of Dynamically Positioned (DP) Jack-up Vessels on and off the Seabed” (IMCA M 223) and an updated version of their information note The Inspection … Continue reading “Guidance on DP jack-ups and use of dumb barges for offshore renewables sector from IMCA”

$post_typeGuidance notes on diving and dumb barges produced by IMCA of use to offshore renewables sector

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has produced two information notes – ‘Diving on Offshore Renewable Energy Projects: Regulations and Guidance’, and ‘The Inspection and Auditing of Manned and Unmanned Barges’ which are of use, and interest, to those involved with offshore renewable energy projects. “As an increasing number of our members become involved with … Continue reading “Guidance notes on diving and dumb barges produced by IMCA of use to offshore renewables sector”