Posts Tagged ‘OCIMF’

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo
From the Tripartite 2019 – pic credits MND Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo Over 90 representatives from ship builders, ship owners and classification societies met in Tokyo on the 17th and 18th October at the 2019 Tripartite Forum. This year, the participants acknowledged that...
November 11th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities

OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities
OCIMF issues update of key assessment guide for floating oil facilities 23 September 2019​ – OCIMF today publishes the second edition of its Guidelines on the Marine Assessment of F(P)SOs. The publication is a complete framework for assessing the marine sections of Floating (Production) Storage...
September 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory | Read More

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Continues to Threaten Seafarers – Industry Wants Action Now

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Continues to Threaten Seafarers – Industry Wants Action Now
Gulf of Guinea Piracy Continues to Threaten Seafarers – Industry Wants Action Now London: Friday, 7 June 2018.  Members of the shipping community, Flag States and Agencies from Gulf of Guinea gathered at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for a day-long symposium...
June 10th, 2019 | Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Count down under way for start of IMCA’s DP practitioner accreditation scheme

Count down under way for start of IMCA’s DP practitioner accreditation scheme
Andy Goldsmith Count down under way for start of IMCA’s DP practitioner accreditation scheme   The application process for the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme will open on 1 May. In preparation, IMCA has created a dedicated page...
April 8th, 2019 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

OCIMF releases new information paper on Volatile Organic Compound emissions

OCIMF releases new information paper on Volatile Organic Compound emissions
21 January 2019 – London OCIMF released a new information paper on 17 January on Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Cargo Systems on Oil Tankers.  This information paper presents the technologies and methods that are currently available for controlling or treating Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)...
January 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA and OCIMF staging Cyber Security seminar for LISW2017

IMCA and OCIMF staging Cyber Security seminar for LISW2017
Richard Benzie The need for cyber security and understanding possible risks is a growing concern across all industries and sectors.  As part of London International Shipping Week the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) are holding...
July 27th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Industry | Read More

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…

OCIMF and CDI release joint information paper…
Captain Andrew Cassels OCIMF and CDI release new information paper Linked Ship/Shore Emergency Shutdown Systems for Oil and Chemical Transfers. The information paper, jointly released by CDI and OCIMF on 21 April, recommends an Emergency Shutdown (ESD) connection that will link ship and terminal ESD...
April 20th, 2017 | Associations, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

IMCA on OCIMF working group updating MEG3

IMCA on OCIMF working group updating MEG3
  Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has been invited to assist with the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) working group on the revision of ‘Mooring Equipment Guidelines’, the third edition – MEG3 – which was published in 2008. “We...
March 7th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Energy, Environment, News, Safety and Security | Read More

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
      The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015. The meeting was attended by 100 high level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round...
October 27th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Is the $300m tanker vetting industry out of control?

Is the $300m tanker vetting industry out of control?
The vetting inspections of tankers by oil companies are proliferating in frequency, rising steadily in cost and, at an estimated $300m a year, are well on the way to running out of control. The Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) programme developed by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) intended...
December 9th, 2013 | Chartering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Tankers | Read More

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability
John Benholm The Annual Tripartite* meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Tokyo on 17 and 18 October 2013. The meeting unanimously welcomed the IMO theme for 2013 of ‘a sustainable maritime transport system’ and its recognition of the three pillars...
November 19th, 2013 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, News | Read More