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”
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”
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”
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) chose the final day of Ocean Business at Southampton (16 April) to announce the eagerly awaited start date for the IIMS accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs) scheme, for CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document ) work on a worldwide basis as 1 June. … Continue reading “Launch date for IIMS Accredited Vessel Inspectors announced”
When IMCA members flocked to Copenhagen in March for EWEA Offshore 2015, we saw it as an ideal opportunity to reach them by hosting a seminar in conjunction with the show. The topic: the progress of Project TRADEWINDS, which combines the upgrade of CMID version 9 and the introduction of an accreditation scheme for vessel … Continue reading “Countdown to CMID V9 continues”
Offshore renewable energy is playing an ever-increasing role in the working schedules of many members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) so this year IMCA has put together a pavilion at EWEA OFFSHORE in Copenhagen, the world’s largest offshore wind energy event. The pavilion will feature IMCA members as well as the guidance and … Continue reading “IMCA at EWEA Offshore: a members pavilion and a CMID seminar”
In this issue, we introduce the new members of IMCA’s CMID team and look forward to the changes planned for CMID issue 9 and the accreditation of vessel inspectors.
In this issue: eCMID database statistics, guidance on annual inspections, forthcoming workshops and plans for the future – the next issue of the CMID and a possible mobile/tablet app.
CMID Update is a quarterly newsletter related to the IMCA M 149 CMID inspection and the associated eCMID database, www.imcacmid.com. The newsletter keeps readers up to date with changes to the CMID, changes to the eCMID database and other developments, such as CMID workshops.
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) and its electronic version eCMID have proved invaluable by providing a standard format for inspection of offshore vessels. Its use promotes safety and efficiency and can help reduce the number of repeat inspections on individual marine vessels. It has nearly 1,750 users in 76 … Continue reading “eCMID and CMID inspection report guidance”