We are pleased to advise of a new feature in the IMCA eCMID database website, which allows vessel operators to upload additional documents that may be of interest to their clients, as part of a broader vessel assurance system. This non-mandatory features includes the following categories: Annual DP trial reports Failure modes and effects analyses … Continue reading “New eCMID feature – Other document types”
Since 1 January 2018, only those inspections uploaded to the eCMID database have been recognised by IMCA. As inspections prior to that date have now expired, this ensures that all current eCMID and eMISW inspection reports have been completed using the latest version of the relevant question sets and that the inspection has been undertaken … Continue reading “Reminder regarding offline use and paper versions”
IMCA has published new versions of the inspection templates – eCMID Issue 4 and eMISW Issue 11 – and a range of new user resources, including guidance on policy and inspection processes and online user guides.
We are pleased to announce the first functional improvements to the eCMID system that have been solely funded by the inspection report upload fees introduced in June 2018: Inspectors can now download a blank eCMID or eMISW inspection report template via the ‘Get data for new inspection’ screen (or ‘New’ on the File menu) which … Continue reading “New eCMID system updates for inspectors”
IMCA has circulated draft revised versions of the eCMID (IMCA M 149 Issue 11) and eMISW (IMCA M 189 Issue 4) inspection templates. These provide advance notice of changes, as well as providing an opportunity for users to comment on the question sets prior to publication, planned for early September. The eCMID update includes: new … Continue reading “IMCA consulting on forthcoming updates to the eCMID and eMISW templates”
As previously announced, payment is now required for submission of inspection reports to the eCMID database. Inspectors will need to manually download the updated eCMID application via www.imcaecmid.com – automatic updates are not available on this occasion. Once installed, you will need to log in again – either via a ‘Get data’ option or via … Continue reading “eCMID System – upload fees now in place”
Dear colleagues, We are making improvements to the eCMID vessel inspection database in response to the marked increase in use of the offshore vessel inspection scheme. Over 2,300 vessels from more than 1,000 owners and operators are now listed on the eCMID database, and this is consulted by more than 3,800 users each year. The … Continue reading “New funding arrangements for IMCA eCMID system”
eCMID System downtime The eCMID system will be unavailable for around 1 hour from 12:00 UTC on Wednesday 3 January 2018 while we implement the changes announced in our previous communications. Please plan any inspections around this time accordingly. Any inspections commenced prior to the update will automatically be upgraded by the new software version … Continue reading “eCMID – Planned Downtime and January 2018 changes”
From 1 January 2018, IMCA will only recognise formal inspection reports conducted using the eCMID database; and only those with Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) status will be able to undertake inspections in line with the Common Marine Inspection Document (IMCA M 149) and Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (CMID for Small Workboats – IMCA M 189).