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  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 120 members and guests attended the reception celebrating the 20th anniversary of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) last week (19 May). The reception followed IMCA’s ‘Allocation of risk in challenging current market conditions’ seminar organised by the association’s Contracts & Insurance Workgroup. Welcoming guests, IMCA’s Technical Director and Acting Chief Executive, Jane Bugler […]

  • 26 December 2018

    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 Practice for the Secretariat; An Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) eLearning module for its membership; and A set of high level ethical principles and commitments incorporated in a Code of Conduct expected of its […]

  • 29 January 2019

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a competence e-portfolio for contractors to assess the skills and experience of freelance personnel in a more standardized way.  The seminar, ‘Re-establishing the vital role of competence and training’ planned for February in Aberdeen, is designed to give delegates a good understanding of the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio, IMCA explained. Nick Hough, IMCA technical adviser, said: “Contractors need to clearly evidence their […]

  • 20 June 2016

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) intends to improve the integrity and quality of its common marine inspection document system (CMID) by adopting a greater degree of oversight of the system. According to IMCA, this will enable greater cooperation with the offshore vessel inspection database (OVID). The changes will be made to ensure that by January 2018 only […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As befits the 50th anniversary of the advent of dynamic positioning (DP), the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has turned the spotlight on this invaluable technology. Earlier this year ‘Guidance for developing and conducting annual DP trials programmes for DP vessels’ (IMCA M 190) was published. Now a complementary publication ‘Example of an Annual DP […]

  • 6 June 2017

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has named Heerema Marine Contractors’ Harke Jan Meek its new president. TechnipFMC’s Bruno Faure has completed his two-year term of office, and has stepped down as President of IMCA in accordance with the organization’s constitution. He will remains on the Board of the association. Harke Jan Meek, Chief Commercial […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The international Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Stephen Sheppard to its board. Sheppard is a diving manager at Helix Well Ops (UK) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA. He has industry experience in diving operations and is known as an industry expert in diving health and medical issues, IMCA said. He is an honours graduate from Aberdeen University with […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is responding to the growth of involvement by its members in the marine renewable energy sector by releasing two more toolbox talk prompt guidelines before the year-end.

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will take part in two important events in China this autumn, Oceanology International China 2014 (OI China 2014) and China International Diving, Salvage & Offshore Summit-2014 (DSOS-2014). The association is an official supporter of both events, and is also fielding speakers. Nick Hough, Technical Adviser, Offshore Survey and Safety […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Achilleas Georgiou as a head of Communications. Achilleas Georgiou joins IMCA from Amec Foster Wheeler. Prior to the role in Amec Foster Wheeler he managed corporate communications for two of IMCA’s member companies – McDermott International and Subsea 7. “I am delighted to welcome Achilleas to IMCA,” said […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a variety of guides, templates and discussion documents regarding the renewables contracting principles. ‘IMCA Renewables Contracting Principles’ documents aim to raise awareness on contracting issues, promote discussion and provide tools that may be useful for IMCA’s contractor members, their clients and sub-contractors. Renewables contracting principles are based […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed an electronic document that enables freelance or agency professionals to demonstrate their experience and competence. The IMCA freelance e-portfolio, made available initially for offshore survey roles in April 2018, provides competence assurance to contractors and their clients. Similar material for ROV personnel is being prepared for release […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) published ‘An Introduction to Inertial Navigation Systems’ (IMCA S 022) produced for the association by Gordon Johnson under the direction of the IMCA Offshore Survey Division Management Committee. IMCA published this introduction due to the increased use of inertial navigation systems (INS), particularly in support of offshore survey, installation […]

  • 16 December 2014

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is launching a new membership structure from January 1, 2015, in order to “better represent its members”. A new IMCA membership category entitled International Contractor (ICo) will come into play in the new year. The existing contractor member category – previously named ICO – will be renamed Global Contractor […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Bruce Gresham 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 and the broader industry in the United States. Gresham has over 30 years’ experience in the offshore construction industry. He […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Allen Leatt as Chief Executive Officer. He will be joining on October 01, 2015 from Subsea 7 where he has been Senior VP for Engineering and Project Management. Looking forward to joining IMCA Allen said he is “delighted to be joining IMCA and determined to strengthen and […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As befits the 50th anniversary of the advent of dynamic positioning (DP), the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has turned the spotlight on this invaluable technology. Earlier this year ‘Guidance for developing and conducting annual DP trials programmes for DP vessels’ (IMCA M 190) was published. Now a complementary publication ‘Example of an Annual DP […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Harke Jan Meek, the chief commercial officer at Heerema Marine Contractors, as the new president and chairman of the board. The appointment comes after Bruno Faure, having completed his two-year term of office, has stepped down as president of IMCA. Furthermore, Iain Grainger, vice president Commercial at McDermott International has become the […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is responding to the growth of involvement by its members in the marine renewable energy sector. IMCA’s Technical Adviser – Marine, Captain Andy Goldsmith said: “IMCA’s Marine Renewable Energy Committee has been busy responding to the needs of our members in this growing sector. The Committee interacts directly with […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Alan Melia as technical adviser – diving.  As a member of IMCA’s Diving Division team, he will advise on all aspects of how diving operations can be carried out safely and efficiently. Alan  joins IMCA from Vertech Integrity Services, where he was the global diving manager. Alan has held similar senior diving roles […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two recent events have highlighted how the International Marine Contractors Association and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) are working closely to promote the importance of hydrographic and civil engineering surveying in the marine environment and the competency of their members. Under the terms of the 2014 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a revised version of ‘Guidance on wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry’ (IMCA SEL 022 Rev. 2/IMCA M 194 Rev. 2). This document provides guidance on the necessary elements of an integrity management system required to achieve an acceptable level of ongoing safety […]