IMCA and NI expand DPO CPD App to Key DP Personnel

IMCA and NI expand DPO CPD App to Key DP Personnel

Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO

The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continue to build on their Dynamic Positioning continuing professional development (CPD) app with the launch of a second module.  In response to industry demand in recent months, the scheme has now been expanded to include all key DP personnel. 

The scheme, originally aimed at supporting Dynamic Positioning Operators, is designed to help...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/imca-and-ni-expand-dpo-cpd-app-to-key-dp-personnel/

IMCA announces impressive line-up of industry experts for its Environmental Sustainability Seminar

IMCA announces impressivelineup of industry expertsfor its Environmental Sustainability Seminar

Nadine Robinson

The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Environmental Sustainability Committee has announced the full programme for an online technical and motivational seminar taking place on 28 September.

Guest speakers from KPMG and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, Getting to Zero Coalition of the Global Maritime Forum, Basque Centre for Climate...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/09/16/imca-announces-impressive-line-up-of-industry-experts-for-its-environmental-sustainability-seminar/

IMCA forges offshore wind contacts in N. America thanks to BNOW

IMCA forges offshore wind contacts in N. America thanks to BNOW

Bruce Gresham, IMCA’s Director of Engagement, North America

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is successfully expanding its reach in the North American offshore wind sector thanks to its membership in the Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW), the organisation dedicated to building a network designed to usher the U.S. into the offshore wind market. IMCA’s network will undoubtedly expand thanks to...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/08/23/imca-forges-offshore-wind-contacts-in-n-america-thanks-to-bnow/

IMCA launches new online facility for instant verification of certificates for safety-critical positions in the offshore industry

IMCA launches new online facility for instant verification of certificates for safety-critical positions in the offshore industry

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched a new online facility as part of the Association’s digital transformation programme which will enable members to access verification services 24 hours a day. It will cover all five certificate types currently issued: Air Diving Supervisor, Bell Diving Supervisor, Life Support Technician, DP Company...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/08/12/imca-launches-new-online-facility-for-instant-verification-of-certificates-for-safety-critical-positions-in-the-offshore-industry/

IMCA shortlisted for 2021 Safety4Sea initiative award

IMCA shortlisted for 2021 Safety4Sea initiative award

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has been shortlisted for the 2021 Safety4Sea Initiative Award in recognition of the association’s ‘Safety Flash’ system which provides a fast and vital communication channel for the industry and helps prevent recurrence of situations by highlighting potential workplace incidents.

This award category acknowledges any organisation or association that sparked, realised, or significantly...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/08/09/imca-shortlisted-for-2021-safety4sea-initiative-award/

IMCA accredited diving system inspector scheme in development


IMCA accredited diving system inspector scheme in development

Bryan McGlinchy

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is currently developing its IMCA Accredited Diving System Inspector (ADSI) scheme which will introduce an industry-recognised professional accreditation for this important group of skilled workers. ADSIs will be accredited to conduct IMCA Diving Equipment Systems Inspection Guidance Note (DESIGN) audits.

As one of the final stages in development of the scheme IMCA...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/08/03/imca-accredited-diving-system-inspector-scheme-in-development/

Fuel consumption: IMCA and its members to play key role.

Fuel consumption: IMCA and its members to play key role.

Margaret Fitzgerald, IMCA’s Head of Marine Policy & Regulatory Affairs

As a result of a submission by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76/5/3) in June 2021, the MEPC has granted IMCA authority to:

1    Collect fuel consumption data from IMCA members’ offshore vessels which fall within the scope of...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/08/02/fuel-consumption-imca-and-its-members-to-play-key-role/

IMCA publishes AUV audit guidance document in bid to promote a common approach

IMCA publishes AUV audit guidance document in bid to promote a common approach

Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser – Offshore Survey

The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘AUV Audit Guidance Document’ (IMCA S 028) has been developed by members of the Offshore Survey Division Management Committee with a view to promote a common approach to the auditing of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and their associated support systems.

While this document does contain...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/07/30/imca-publishes-auv-audit-guidance-document-in-bid-to-promote-a-common-approach/

Smart operations:Driving a lower carbon future – call for papers

Smart operations:Driving a lower carbon future – call for papers

The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), The Hydrographic Society in Scotland (THSIS) and The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) are jointly holding their annual online seminar in November 2021, with the theme ‘Smart Operations: Driving a Lower Carbon Future’.

As the trio of societies explain:

“Our members businesses continue to operate in mature regions – stable, predictable environments that can generate...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/07/23/smart-operationsdriving-a-lower-carbon-future-call-for-papers/

IMCA supports Day of the Seafarers

IMCA supports Day of the Seafarers

Margaret Fitzgerald, IMCA’s Head of Marine Policy & Regulatory Affairs

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) celebrates the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2021 and urges all its Members and those associated with the offshore marine contracting industry, as operators, clients, or providers of services, to recognise the efforts of seafarers and the role they play in the industry.

IMCA recognises that hundreds of thousands of seafarers, and many...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/06/25/imca-supports-day-of-the-seafarers/

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