eCMID News and Updates

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 […]

Latest analysis of eCMID and eMISW findings published

IMCA has undertaken its latest analysis of report findings, covering over 1500 eCMID and eMISW reports undertaken between April 2020 and April 2021. This analysis 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 […]

eCMID findings analysis feature in IMCA Safety Flash

IMCA Safety Flash 25/21 highlights some of the common findings from the eCMID and eMISW inspections undertaken in 2020/21, together with examples of relevant incidents from the safety flash reporting system. Repeat findings in the following areas make interesting reading, and there are some areas of grave concern: Confined space entry Chemicals and flammable/combustible materials […]

System Updates – 21 May 2021

A significant set of updates to the eCMID platform was introduced in May 2021, covering the system infrastructure, improvements to the database website and updated inspection templates. A summary of the upgrades is set out below. Server migration The eCMID database infrastructure has been migrated to a new hosting platform, which will improve system performance […]

eCMID and eMISW inspection templates updated

IMCA has updated its vessel inspection templates, following its annual review of the question sets. The revised eCMID (Common Marine Inspection Document – IMCA M 149 Issue 12) and eMISW (CMID for Small Workboats – IMCA M 189 Issue 5) will be made live in the eCMID database as of 21 May 2021 (see our […]