IMCA has published updates to its vessel inspection templates, addressing changes related to IMCA codes of practice, recommended practice, IMO regulations and the latest user feedback.
Over 1,600 vessels worldwide are currently covered by a live inspection report, providing a safety management system health check for both operators and clients. The inspection templates are reviewed and updated at least annually to reflect technological progress and regulatory developments, plus feedback received from the active community of vessel operators, accredited vessel inspectors and other stakeholders.
Both templates feature new guidance on closing meetings, which is also included in a revised IMCA M 167 (Rev. 4.1) – Guidance on the IMCA eCMID System. Such meetings form a very important part of the inspection process and allow the necessary time for inspectors to discuss their findings and conclusions, and the report review/publication process with the vessel operator representative(s).
The new versions also include updated guidance notes and references, a small number of new questions and, for the eMISW template, an updated DP vessel supplement to reflect recent improvements to the similar eCMID version.
eCMID Issue 13.2
eMISW Issue 6.2
IMCA M 167 Rev. 4.1