Posts Tagged ‘International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)’

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

Packed and Stimulating Mumbai meeting for marine contractors

Packed and Stimulating Mumbai meeting for marine contractors
Allen Leatt Allen Leatt, Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is looking forward to meeting members of the global trade association at the forthcoming Middle East & India Section meeting being held in Mumbai on Wednesday 1 June. The meeting, with its packed and...
May 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New drops video available on IMCA website

New drops video available on IMCA website
Richard Benzie Dropped objects – still happening; and still harming – we must never expose ourselves, or others, to the risk of dropped or falling objects. That’s the message in a new video now available to watch on the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) website. The short, and...
May 16th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Key DP documents revised and published by IMCA

Key DP documents revised and published by IMCA
Richard Benzie Two highly respected International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) documents, often written into contracts by clients, have been fully revised and published. ‘Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned Vessels’ (IMCA M103 Rev 2), and ‘Guidance on Failure...
April 18th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Energy | Read More

IMCA workshop at OI2016

IMCA workshop at OI2016
Richard Benzie IMCA WORKSHOP AT OI2016: SHARED VEHICLE-BORNE SENSORS FOR ROV AND OFFSHORE SURVEY APPLICATIONS The rise of ‘ROV DP’, the capability to hold an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) stationary in the water column, has led to an increase in the sharing of ROV-mounted sensors, for ROV positioning,...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA’s Asia-Pacific section meeting schedule for Kuala Lupur

IMCA’s Asia-Pacific section meeting schedule for Kuala Lupur
Following an early morning closed meeting of the Asia-Pacific Section for voting members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday 19 November, at 10:00 the meeting, being held at the Novotel Kuala Lumpur, will be thrown open to all members and guests. Following...
November 11th, 2015 | Associations, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio
Chris Baldwin The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will hold a South America Section meeting on the afternoon ofTuesday 10 November at the Novotel Santos Dumont in Rio de Janeiro.  Registration for this free-to-attend event is through events@imca-int.com Central to the meeting will...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMCA names new Chief Executive

IMCA names new Chief Executive
Allen Leatt The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Allen Leatt as Chief Executive. He will be joining on 1 October 2015 from Subsea 7 where he has been Senior VP for Engineering and Project Management. Looking forward to joining IMCA with its thousand-plus member companies...
September 9th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Environment, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone – and so does CMID

CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone – and so does CMID
Mike Schwarz (left) IIMS Chief Executive and Chris Baldwin (right) IMCA Technical Adviser The CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) Vessel Inspector Scheme has reached a milestone with the hundredth Vessel Inspector application having been received. The Inspectors accredited so far are based in over...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety

IMCA playing a key role in offshore wind safety
Alan Macleay 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...
August 11th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy | Read More