eCMID News and Updates

Consultation regarding simple workboats

Currently there is no distinction between different types of workboat when undertaking an eMISW inspection.  AVIs who hold eMISW accreditation are able to inspect any vessels as long as they are less than 500 gross tonnage and/or less than 24m – this can cover vessels where they have minimal deck equipment, no accommodation and no […]

Reminder regarding offline use and paper versions

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 […]

eCMID System development plans

A system of upload fees for eCMID and eMISW was introduced in 2018, in order to fund ongoing maintenance and development of the eCMID system. Since that point, a number of enhancements to the database website and inspection application for Windows have been implemented, with a focus on ‘quick fixes’ for items that have received […]

Analysis of eCMID and eMISW findings published

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 […]

AVI newsletter launched

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 […]

IMCA launches eCMID 11 and eMISW 4 question sets

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 […]

eCMID 11, eMISW 4 and new user resources

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.

New eCMID system updates for inspectors

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 […]

Making Waves features Stephen Birt and an eCMID update

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 consulting on forthcoming updates to the eCMID and eMISW templates

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 […]