eCMID News and Updates

Ensuring eCMID and eMISW Inspection Integrity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)’s Marine eCMID Committee considered the potential for remote vessel inspections at its December 2020 meeting, in light of ongoing restrictions at both national and company level due to COVID-19 that can limit both vessel access and the movement of accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs). The Committee determined that remote inspections […]

November 2020 newsletter

The Marine Surveying Academy has published its November 2020 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: AVI 5-year revalidation eCMID AVI Festival […]

eCMID Inspection App – withdrawal of classic Windows application

In July 2020, IMCA launched the new, cross-platform eCMID Inspection App, available via any modern browser at imcacmid.com/inspect.  The app has been very well received, with feedback welcoming the simplified navigation and ease of use, as well as the ability to use Mac, iOS and Android devices for the first time.  Our thanks to those […]

eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector scheme celebrates five years as revalidation starts

The International Marine Contractors Association’s eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector scheme, managed by the Marine Surveying Academy (MSA), has recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Consequently, the reassessment of those early adopters has begun and the first dozen inspectors originally recognised by the scheme are currently going through the process of revalidation. The accreditation scheme, now fully […]

IMCA launches progressive web app for eCMID

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announces the launch of its Progressive Web App (PWA) for its Common Marine Inspection Document system. IMCA’s eCMID system provides the marine and offshore industry with standardised formats for vessel inspection. It offers a safety management system (SMS) ‘health check’ and can help improve the quality and consistency of […]

eCMID/eMISW temporary validity extension ending

Further to information note IMCA M 01/20 – Marine and DP assurance – IMCA advice during ongoing COVID-19 situation, the temporary validity extension of eCMID/eMISW inspections ends in July. IMCA has closely monitored the vessel inspection levels over the past few months and can see that they have returned to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels. The table […]

Analysis of eCMID and eMISW findings published

IMCA has analysed over 2,100 vessel inspection reports uploaded into the eCMID database over the period October 2018-April 2020 and produced a summary of key findings. The eCMID system 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 […]

May 2020 newsletter

The Marine Surveying Academy has published its May 2020 newsletter, aimed at accredited vessel inspectors and the wider eCMID community.

IMCA actively participating in eCMID online festival of knowledge

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will be actively participating in an eCMID online festival of knowledge aimed at sharing the latest updates with Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs). The IMCA eCMID system provides the marine and offshore industry with standardised formats for vessel inspection and offers a safety management system (SMS) ‘health check’. Using eCMID […]

New eCMID inspection app enters public testing

A new eCMID inspection app is now available for testing, with an invitation issued to all registered accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs). Built as a progressive web app (PWA), this will make the system truly cross-platform as it uses a web browser to run. This means that inspection reports will be able to be completed on […]