IMCA has analysed over 2,000 vessel inspection reports uploaded into the eCMID database and produced a summary of key findings. The eCMID system enables vessel operators to review and address these findings and to add commentary on corrective actions and other feedback. This is then provided for clients and potential clients to review as part … Continue reading “Analysis of eCMID and eMISW findings published”
The Marine Surveying Academy has launched a new quarterly update for accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs). In the first issue, published in November 2018: find out more about continuing professional development (CPD) for inspectors, including the downloadable CPD app read about this year’s eCMID conferences, held in London and Singapore and more … Download now from … Continue reading “AVI newsletter launched”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched an updated suite of question sets in issue 11 of the eCMID and issue 4 of the eMISW vessel inspection report forms. It has also rewritten IMCA M 167 to serve as single reference point on the inspection process and correct use of the report form. New … Continue reading “IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 question sets”
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”
Issue 86 of Making Waves, IMCA’s quarterly newsletter, features an interview with Stephen Birt of TechnipFMC, Chairman of the Marine eCMID Committee, as part of a double-page spread of eCMID features and news. Also included: the eCMID payment system, forthcoming inspection template updates, the latest statistics and clarification on use of offline CMID and MISW reports.
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”
IMCA’s Technical Manager, Mark Ford, and the Chairman of eCMID Committee, Stephen Birt, gave a presentation on “IMCA eCMID – An Independent ISM Health Check for your Ship”, to the International Marine Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee on 21 May. The presentation covered the importance of eCMID to provide a regular health check on a vessel’s … Continue reading “Presenting eCMID to the IMO”
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”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has seen a marked increase in the use of its eCMID inspection scheme for offshore vessels that benefit from an independent International Safety Management health check. To manage the increase in use and enable enhancements to the eCMID website and software, IMCA is to introduce a nominal charge for each eCMID report uploaded by an AVI from 18 June 2018.