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  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Basic Safety Training Requirements for Personnel Employed in the Offshore Renewable Energy Sector’. It provides standard basic safety training requirements for inclusion at contract awards stage covering those employed on-board vessels during the construction and maintenance support phases of offshore renewable energy projects. The new guidance document […]

  • 1 September 2020
    IT & Software

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched the third module for its App-based continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with current information and guidelines from IMCA. The new module is now available and covers the […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Technology

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has unveiled a new unit of its App-based continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for Diving Supervisors. The App incorporates the latest in training techniques to support Diving Supervisors in keeping up to date with current information and guidelines from IMCA. The scheme went live early in April with 250 diving supervisors who had pre-registered and now, within six […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Certification & Classification, Environment, Human Capital, Rules & Regulation

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Nadine Robinson to lead its strategy on environmental sustainability. Robinson is a policy professional with over 20 years experience advising on climate change, environment and sustainability. She has worked in the private sector, government, non-governmental and international organisations, and with communities. Her positions included technical director (Climate […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Human Capital

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) said that Phil Towers has joined its team as Technical Adviser – Diving. Towers has experience in the subsea construction industry having held diving roles with operators BP, ExxonMobil, Qatargas and Repsol Sinopec. He also spent major part of his career with what is now TechnipFMC as discipline expert […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Human Capital

    IMCA has appointed Mark de Barr as technical adviser – marine specialising in dynamic positioning and vessel assurance. Mark de Barr has joined as freelance consultant engineer providing project management, inspections, audits and marine warranty services. His career has encompassed roles with Bue Marine, GEO Marine, Swire Pacific Offshore, Sealion, Gulf Offshore. Technical director at […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Safety

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has released new compilation of COVID guidelines. The compilation includes COVID-19 related IMCA Safety Flashes and IMCA Information Notes, including those relating to the extension of renewal periods for certain industry recognised certificates e.g. for diver medicals and for design audits of diving systems. Various information and updates on […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Certification & Classification, Rules & Regulation

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched its App-based continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with IMCA. The scheme went live in early April with 250 diving supervisors who had pre-registered for enrollment. For 2020, […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is introducing a continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors, following a pilot which started in September 2019. The CPD scheme incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with the latest information and guidelines from IMCA. The CPD system will […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    IMCA is holding a day-long seminar in London on Tuesday 15 October with aim to demystify what digitalisation means for the offshore oil and gas industry in general, and for the marine contracting sector in particular. The theme of the seminar, taking place at Prince Philip House on Carlton House Terrace, is ‘The Future Offshore […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched its pilot Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App based scheme is said to incorporate the very latest in training techniques and is available in IOS, Android, tablet and PC formats. Trials of the App are now ready to begin in earnest. A representative […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Reza Yaghoobi as the technical adviser – Marine specializing in DP electrical, control and automation. He has joined the global trade association from London Energy where he was electrical and instrumentation engineering manager. Reza Yaghoobi has previously worked for Berry Plastics Corporation, GNEC, Braemar Shipping and Monenco. Mark […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on matters of operational safety, training standards, and the mutual recognition of diver qualifications. The two trade associations in the commercial diving industry have had a close relationship for a number of years […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Andy Seymour to its governing board. Seymour is the global director Operational Excellence at Fugro based in the Netherlands. He has a strong technical background coupled with financial, commercial and management expertise, the company said. Andy started his career at Fugro as a field surveyor progressing to […]

  • 28 June 2019

    International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) technical director, Mark Ford, was recently awarded an IIMS (International Institute of Marine Surveying) Blue Water Award at the IIMS London 2019 Conference Dinner. Mark Ford said: “Naturally I would like to thank IIMS for this totally unexpected honour, it was a complete surprise. I approached Mike and IIMS five years […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Marine Renewable Energy Seminar on 25 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport). With the theme ‘Working together for safe and efficient operations’ this day-long seminar on the topic reflects the increasing involvement of IMCA members with the rapidly expanding global marine renewables sector. Free to […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a Marine Renewable Energy Seminar on 25 September in Amsterdam (Novotel Schiphol Airport). With the theme ‘Working together for safe and efficient operations’ this day-long seminar on the topic reflects the increasing involvement of IMCA members with the rapidly expanding global marine renewables sector. Free to […]

  • 3 May 2019

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has opened the application process for the DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme. Two categories of practitioners are eligible for accreditation, a DP Trials and Assurance Practitioner and a company DP Authority. Captain Andy Goldsmith, IMCA’s technical adviser – Marine said: “The scheme aims to improve the consistency and conduct of DP […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will open application process for its DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme on May 01, 2019. “The aims of the scheme are to improve the consistency and conduct of DP trials throughout our industry; and to set a recognized level of knowledge for DP practitioners responsible for developing, witnessing and reporting of […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), has promoted Mark Ford to technical director of the global organisation. “Mark has been with IMCA for the last seven years and knows the association perhaps better than anybody,” explained IMCA’s CEO, Allen Leatt. “I know therefore that he will do a great job for us in driving our technical […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV and Survey Purposes’. The document provides technical guidance and an overview of some of the factors to consider when sharing ROV-mounted positioning, surveying and imaging sensors that may be used for more than one specific purpose. While the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Andre Rose as technical adviser – Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV. Rose has spent most of the last 18 years working in the ROV industry. This has included time as a pilot/technician, superintendent, ROV manager and client representative. He has a background with the Royal […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the winners of its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards at its Annual Seminar in The Hague. TechnipFMC won the Environmental Sustainability Award for the ‘Elimination of employee generated single-use plastics’. The award was presented by Atle Reinseth, Equinor’s VP for Project Development. In addition to TechnipFMC, Boskalis […]