Posts Tagged ‘International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)’

IMCA seminar set to demystify digitalisation

IMCA seminar set to demystify digitalisation
Allen Leatt IMCA seminar set to demystify digitalisation What does digitalisation mean for the offshore oil and gas industry in general, and for the marine contracting sector in particular?  The forthcoming International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) day-long seminar with the theme ‘The Future...
October 9th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships

IMCA promotes hybrid batey power systems on DP Ships
Captain Andy Goldsmith IMCA PROMOTES HYBRID BATTERY POWER SYSTEMS ON DP SHIPS The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is promoting ways of reducing carbon emissions in the marine environment as part of its strategic theme of environmental sustainability. The contribution of battery...
September 19th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

New feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients

New  feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients
Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA New  feature for IMCA’s eCMID ensures usefulness for clients The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has introduced a new feature to their eCMID website to enable vessel operators to upload additional documents that may be of interest to their...
July 25th, 2019 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award
Caption: Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA (left) receives the IIMS Blue Water Award from Mike Schwarz, CEO, IIMS IMCA’s TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AWARDED AN IIMS BLUE WATER AWARD Mark Ford, Technical Director of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was caught by surprise when he was...
June 28th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum

IMCA to stage Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum
Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA IMCA TO STAGE LIFTING & RIGGING TECHNICAL FORUM The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Lifting & Rigging Technical Forum on 24 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport) with the theme ‘Offshore Lifting: Training, Certification,...
May 30th, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical | Read More

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies
Bryan McGlinchy IMCA’s Diving Manager International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies The International Diving Industry Forum (IDIF) has been established by three key industry stakeholders – the International Marine Contractors Association...
April 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety rules flashes

IMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety rules flashes
  Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser for Health, Safety, Security & Environment, 136 incidents reported in 29 Safety Flashes in 2018 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued an Information Note showing that in 2018 it published 29 Safety Flashes reporting...
February 6th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

IMCA launches code of conduct for members

IMCA launches code of conduct for members
Allen Leatt, CEO, IMCA New Code of Conduct Fully in line with 2018 ethics programme The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a new Code of Conduct for its Members. This represents the final stage of a three stage programme launched this year, comprising: A Code of...
December 21st, 2018 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Regulatory | Read More

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 QUESTION SETS
Mark Ford Updated eCMID question sets include cyber security, Maritime Labour Convention and vessel reactivation IMCA M 167 rewritten as single reference point on inspection process and report use The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched an updated suite of question...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA issues reactivation of DP vessels after layup information note

IMCA issues reactivation of DP vessels after layup information note
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA Focused information note produced for professionals charged with reactivation Reactivated DP vessels can enter service in better condition than pre-layup Following a period of improving industry metrics during 2017, the International Marine Contractors...
August 15th, 2018 | Associations, News, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

IMCA annual seminar – ‘WORKING TOGETHER’ – with technical sessions on marine and diving

IMCA annual seminar – ‘WORKING TOGETHER’ – with technical sessions on marine and diving
Allen Leatt IMCA lines up Senior Executives from Shell, BP, Equinor, and Neptune Energy for its Annual Seminar Bain & Co Head of the global oilfield practice to speak on changes moving the industry Technical sessions on Marine and Diving addressing industry challenges The International Marine...
June 20th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA

IMCA announces strategic appointment in the USA
Bruce Gresham The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that Bruce Gresham has been appointed as director for client engagement in the USA, in a part-time consulting role. He will be supporting the Association in developing and expanding its engagement with oil companies...
June 15th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

IMCA and OCIMF to work together to improve OVID

IMCA and OCIMF to work together to improve OVID
Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have agreed to establish a joint committee to review, share and progress developments of the Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) system. The aim will be to improve the...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations | Read More

New head of communications at IMCA

New head of communications at IMCA
Achilleas-Georgiou Achilleas Georgiou has been appointed Head of Communications at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and joined the association on 27 November. “I am delighted to welcome Achilleas to IMCA,” said Allen Leatt, IMCA’s Chief Executive. “He will report to me...
November 28th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA
Tim Helsdon Tim Helsdon has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) team as a Technical Adviser – Diving working with Bryan McGlinchy, the Senior Diving Technical Adviser, and fellow Adviser, Peter Sieniewicz. IMCA’s Diving Division has some 330 member companies globally and...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision

IMCA welcomes UK home office decision
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the extension by the Home Office until 21 October 2018 of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. As noted by IMCA in June, IMCA welcomes...
September 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, HR, Immigration | Read More

Instant access to IMO Dynamic Positioning Guidelines from the IMCA Website

Instant access to IMO Dynamic Positioning Guidelines from the IMCA Website
Richard Benzie It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). Now that IMO has...
August 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Communication, IMO, Organisations, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held
Bryan McGlinchy The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) are staging a two-day IMCA Diving Seminar and DMAC Workshop in London on 25-26 September 2017 that will present a number of topics of interest to the global offshore diving community. The...
July 18th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA welcomes the UK Home Office concession

IMCA welcomes the UK Home Office concession
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the short term concession by the Home Office to immigration rules concerning seafarers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects. However, IMCA notes that the recent change by the Home Office...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Immigration, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

What will power shipping in 2050?

What will power shipping in 2050?
Eleni Antoniadou Eleni Antoniadou, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Advisor at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was one of 19 experts asked by KNect365 Maritime “What will power shipping in 2050?” The answers appear on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. This followed a previous...
June 9th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Special Surveys | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at  IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Alan Macleay International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) members and guests attending the association’s Europe & Africa Region meeting at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 13 June will hear two highly topical presentations. The first by Evert van Herel, Project Manager of...
June 7th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA welcomes extra 60 days for public comment on Jones Act

IMCA welcomes extra 60 days for public comment on Jones Act
Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and their members with vessels active in US waters have welcomed news that the period for public consultation and comment has been extended by an additional 60 days. “This means that we, and others, including our members, and their...
February 10th, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA comments on potential wide sweeping changes to Jones Act decisions

IMCA comments on potential wide sweeping changes to Jones Act decisions
Allen Leatt Members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) with vessels active in US waters, together with their clients, have expressed serious concern over the hasty proposals by the Customs and Border Protection agency to revoke longstanding decisions made over the last 40 years...
February 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Energy, News | Read More

IMCA’s 7th Rope Forum workshop scheduled for Amsterdam

IMCA’s 7th Rope Forum workshop scheduled for Amsterdam
Richard Benzie ‘Validity of rope discard criteria: Cost reduction within assured limits’ is the theme of the seventh Rope Forum Workshop organised by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). The full day event (09:00-17:30) will be held at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Wednesday...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA CMID workshop to be held at Seawork International

IMCA CMID workshop to be held at Seawork International
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is hosting a CMID (IMCA’s Common Marine Inspection Document) workshop at Seawork International on the morning of Wednesday 15 June aboard Ocean Scene, a vessel moored at the show which is being held in Mayflower Park, Southampton. The...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More