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IMCA appoints new technical director

17 January 2022   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes Stephen Peet as Technical Director. Stephen Peet brings a wealth of experience to IMCA having held senior positions with Wood Group and KBR following earlier career roles at GE and....

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IMCA focuses on event reporting + DP & offshore wind operations at the European DP Conference

03 November 2021   Two members of the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Marine Technical Adviser team will be speaking at the European Dynamic Positioning (DP) Conference in London on 16 November. One will cover new findings related to IMCA’s DP....

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IMCA announces impressive line-up of industry experts for its Environmental Sustainability Seminar

16 September 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Environmental Sustainability Committee has announced the full programme for an online technical and motivational seminar taking place on 28 September. Guest speakers from KPMG and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial....

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IMCA forges offshore wind contacts in N. Amercia thanks to BNOW

24 August 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is successfully expanding its reach in the North American offshore wind sector thanks to its membership in the Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW), the organisation dedicated to building a network....

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IMCA launches new online facility for instant verification of certificates for safety-critical positions in the offshore industry

12 August 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched a new online facility as part of the Association’s digital transformation programme which will enable members to access verification services 24 hours a day. It will cover all five....

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IMCA accredited diving system inspector scheme in development

04 August 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is currently developing its IMCA Accredited Diving System Inspector (ADSI) scheme which will introduce an industry-recognised professional accreditation for this important group of skilled workers. ADSIs will be accredited to conduct....

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IMCA publishes AUV audit guidance document in bid to promote a common approach

02 August 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘AUV Audit Guidance Document’ (IMCA S 028) has been developed by members of the Offshore Survey Division Management Committee with a view to promote a common approach to the....

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IMCA opens call for papers for Smart Operations seminar

23 July 2021   The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), The Hydrographic Society in Scotland (THSIS) and The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) are jointly holding their annual online seminar in November 2021, with the theme ‘Smart Operations: Driving a Lower....

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IMCA supports Day of the Seafarer

25 June 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) celebrates the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June 2021 and urges all those associated with the offshore marine contracting industry, as operators, clients, or providers of services, to recognise the....

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IMCA enhances marine technical experience with new appointment

22 June 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to announce that Richard Purser has joined the team as Technical Adviser – Marine. Richard Purser brings 25 years’ experience in the marine engineering industry as Chief Engineer in the....

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IMCA publishes guidelines on the use of GNSS for tide calculations

08 June 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘Guidelines on the use of GNSS for tide calculations’ (IMCA S 027) provides an overview of how Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) can assist in more accurate real-time direct....

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IMCA publishes environmental sustainability code of practice

27 May 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) today (27 May 2021) launched its Recommended Code of Practice on Environmental Sustainability (IMCA ES 001). This Code was developed by its Members through IMCA’s committee governance structure and sets expectations....

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IMCA publishes guidance for surface swimmers

04 May 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a new guidance document ‘Surface Swimmers’ (IMCA D 066). Historically surface swimmers have been used to complete a variety of offshore work tasks in the field and this new....

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DPO CPD app launched by Nautical Institute and IMCA

24 March 2021   The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) have worked together to develop a Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPO) continuing professional development (CPD) app which is launched today (24 March 2021). Feedback from industry is....

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'Bypassing safety controls' remains top reason for safety incidents reported to IMCA

10 March 2021   2020 saw the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) publish 34 Safety Flashes featuring 148 incidents or events, selected to ensure that ‘lessons learned’ are clear to all. During the year under review IMCA, made an important change....

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IMCA to present regional webinar on Asia Pacific, Middle East and India

09 March 2021   Registration is open for the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) joint Asia Pacific and Middle East & India Webinar taking place on 17 March (start time 08:00 GMT). The event, hosted by both IMCA’s Asia Pacific and....

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IMCA plays key role in March's European DP conference

19 February 2021   International Marine Contractor Association (IMCA) member companies and senior representative of the secretariat will play key roles in the European Dynamic Positioning Conference being held online on Wednesday 24 March. As Mark Ford, IMCA’s Technical Director, who sat....

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IMCA signs Neptune Declaration on Seafarers' wellbeing and crew change

02 February 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has joined more than 450 companies and organisations around the world by signing the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change in a worldwide call to action to end the....

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IMCA publishes Decommissioning Principles in Relation to DISMANTLECON

01 February 2021   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘IMCA’s Decommissioning Principles in Relation to DISMANTLECON’ (IMCA CI 015) in line with the ‘IMCA Decommissioning Contracting Principles’ (IMCA CI007 Rev 2). This follows a detailed review of the....

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IMCA fully supports the Seafarers Delivering Christmas campaign

15 December 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is supporting the Seafarers Delivering Christmas campaign, highlighting both the ongoing crew change crisis created by the pandemic and critical work of seafarers and offshore workers in keeping economies running (and....

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IMCA's diving supervisors' CPD app to be made mandatory from 2021

02 December 2020   In launching the fourth knowledge unit for its App-based Diving Supervisors’ continuing professional development (CPD) scheme, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued a reminder that the scheme will be mandatory from early 2021. The App....

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Energy transition in focus at IMCA's North America regional webinar

24 November 2020   Registration is now open for ‘North America: Energy Transition to Renewables’ the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) North America Regional Webinar taking place on 3 December (08:30hrs CDT). The event is hosted by IMCA’s North America Regional....

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Diver Safety : IMCA and ADCI work together to achieve US coast guard recognition

16 November 2020   A Policy Letter ‘Commercial Diving Operations – Equivalent Levels of Safety’ published by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) was issued in October and applies to all USCG regulated vessels operating anywhere in the world. The Policy....

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IMCA supports industry event on sustainability - the subsea industry and the evolution of energy

28 October 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to be involved in a jointly run industry event devised and run in conjunction with The Society for Underwater Technology and The Hydrographic Society in Scotland. This Annual event....

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IMCA’s global reach: AWEA Offshore Windpower Virtual Summit

12 October 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is presenting at the AWEA Offshore Virtual Summit on 13 October 2020. Captain Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine and Bruce Gresham, Director of Client Engagement, North America, will give a joint....

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IMCA launches unit two of diving CPD app

01 June 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched 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....

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IMCA strengthens expertise in environmental sustainability

19 May 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has confirmed the appointment of Nadine Robinson to lead the Association’s strategy on environmental sustainability. Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO stated: "We are delighted to welcome Nadine to the team. Following our strategic....

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IMCA appoints new diving technical advisor

04 May 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to announce that Phil Towers has joined the team as Technical Adviser – Diving. Phil Towers has extensive experience in the subsea construction industry having held diving roles with operators....

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IMCA supports call to recognise all seafarers during COVID-19

29 April 2020   The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is supporting the call to action to recognise the significant efforts being made by seafarers and offshore workers globally during these challenging times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Associations such as the....

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IMCA appoint dynamic positioning specialist

23 April 2020   Mark de Barr has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as Technical Adviser – Marine specialising in Dynamic Positioning (DP) and vessel assurance. Mark has joined the global trade association after working as freelance consultant engineer providing....

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