eCMID News and Updates

Minor updates to eCMID and eMISW inspection templates

IMCA has published minor revisions of its eCMID and eMISW vessel inspection templates, addressing the latest feedback received since a broader revision six months ago. Over 1500 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 […]

IMCA introduces new quality assurance process alongside eCMID System guidance updates

A new quality assurance (QA) review process has been introduced for the IMCA eCMID System, to review a sample of uploaded vessel inspection reports on an ongoing basis. This is being undertaken independently by the IMCA secretariat using anonymised versions of uploaded reports, with a standard assessment template ensuring a consistent approach to the reviews. […]

Changes to upload fees for 2023

Upload fees were introduced to the eCMID System in 2018 to facilitate ongoing development, maintenance and support of the eCMID system and have been unchanged over the past five years. In light of cost pressures, fees will be updated from 1 January 2023 to £60 for an eMISW upload and £120 for an eCMID upload […]

New single vessel analytics option launched for operators

A new option has been added to the eCMID Analytics Hub, for vessel operators to review findings for individual vessels within their fleets. This will enable identification of repeated findings across multiple inspections. As the data available to the hub only extends back to mid-2021, data is currently limited, but over time this feature will […]

eCMID and eMISW inspection templates updated

IMCA has published new versions of its eCMID and eMISW vessel inspection templates. Over 1400 vessels world-wide 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 […]

IMCA launches new Analytics Hub for eCMID vessel inspection data

IMCA has launched a new analytics hub within its eCMID System for vessel inspections. The system provides real-time reports based on anonymised aggregate data from over 1100 inspections of offshore vessels and workboats undertaken using the latest eCMID and eMISW templates since May 2021 – a number which will only increase, as the system will […]

IMCA suspends Russian vessel operators from eCMID system

We are all deeply saddened at IMCA by the events unfolding in the Ukraine and the growing humanitarian disaster we see every day on mainstream news channels. IMCA is well known and respected for its work in improving safety performance in our industry in over 60 countries worldwide. However, alongside our eCMID partner, the International […]

March 2022 newsletter

The Marine Surveying Academy has published its March 2022 newsletter, aimed at accredited vessel inspectors and the wider eCMID community. This edition is full of relevant and interesting information for the whole of the eCMID AVI Community and for those considering applying to the eCMID AVI Scheme. Highlights include: News from IIMS and IMCA Forthcoming […]

System updates – December 2021

As part of the continuing improvement plan for the eCMID system, minor updates have been introduced to both the database site and inspection app over recent months. Feedback from users of the system is always welcome, as it helps to shape the development roadmap and ensure a system that continues to meet industry needs – […]

October 2021 Newsletter

The Marine Surveying Academy has published its October 2021 newsletter, aimed at accredited vessel inspectors and the wider eCMID community. This edition is full of relevant and interesting information for the whole of the eCMID AVI Community and for those considering applying to the eCMID AVI Scheme. Highlights include: News from IIMS and IMCA New […]