IconChange is in the air for IMCA’s eCMID

From January 2018 the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) will recognise only formal inspection reports conducted using its eCMID database, meaning that paper reports not uploaded into the database will no longer be considered by IMCA to be authorised inspection reports. The whole eCMID system is now based on the principles described in the ISO … Continue reading “Change is in the air for IMCA’s eCMID”

IconeCMID Update #11 – August 2016

In this issue: Revised versions of CMID and MISW published; Watermarking and report cyber security; The AVI scheme: one year in; Continuing professional development points at eCMID events; What is coming next?

IconChange in concept of operation of IMCA’s CMID system

To say that there is a burden of over-auditing on the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) vessel operators is without doubt. In an effort to reduce this burden IMCA intends to improve the integrity and quality of their Common Marine Inspection Document system (CMID) by adopting a greater degree of oversight of the system. This … Continue reading “Change in concept of operation of IMCA’s CMID system”

IconIMCA CMID Workshop to be held at Seawork International

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is hosting a CMID (IMCA’s Common Marine Inspection Document) workshop at Seawork International on the morning of Wednesday 15 June aboard Ocean Scene, a vessel moored at the show which is being held in Mayflower Park, Southampton. The theme of the workshop is”Improving CMID Report Quality”. It will include … Continue reading “IMCA CMID Workshop to be held at Seawork International”

IconCommon Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA meeting in Macaé

The Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) will be coming under the spotlight at a meeting of the South America Section Meeting of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) in Macaé in Brazil on the afternoon of Wednesday 9 March. And, that is not all, Eduardo Gritti, of the Instituo de Ciências Náuticas (Institute of Nautical … Continue reading “Common Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA meeting in Macaé”

IconCMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone … and so does CMID

The CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) Vessel Inspector Scheme has reached a milestone with the hundredth Vessel Inspector application having been received. The Inspectors accredited so far are based in over 20 countries, with both the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) actively promoting the scheme globally. IMCA … Continue reading “CMID inspector scheme reaches a milestone … and so does CMID”

IconCMID Accreditation Scheme update

Congratulations to Peter Solvang, Managing Director of DP & Marine Assurance Norway and Johan Bager, MD/Principal Surveyor at marine-surveyors.euon becoming some of the first CMID Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs). The new website is at http://cmidvesselinspectors.com with the registration application at http://cmidvesselinspectors.com/cmid-accreditation-scheme/application-process/. The site includes full information on IMCA, IIMS, CMID, and on the CMID Accreditation … Continue reading “CMID Accreditation Scheme update”

IconIMCA’s CMID: Applications for IIMS Accredited Vessel Inspectors open

Today (1 May 2015) is a significant date for both the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS), for it sees the website going live through which those wishing to apply to become IIMS Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs) for IMCA’s CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) work on a global … Continue reading “IMCA’s CMID: Applications for IIMS Accredited Vessel Inspectors open”