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IMCA: South America Section meeting in Rio

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The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a South America Section meeting on the 10 November at the Novotel Santos Dumont, Rio de Janeiro. This event is free to attend:

Central to the meeting will be a presentation on IMCA M149, the Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) and an update by IMCA’s Technical Adviser, Chris Baldwin on the Accredited Vessel Inspector Scheme run in association with the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS). There are now well over a hundred accredited vessel inspectors in over 20 countries.

Updates on the IMCA’s general activities will be a feature of the afternoon, as will updates on the association’s work programme including ‘Brazilian personnel and skill states’. There will also be updates from other organisations including IBP – Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo Gás e Biocombustiveis; ABESPetro; ABEAM – The Brazilian Association of Offshore Support Companies; and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). The event also provides networking opportunities over the lunch served before the meeting begins.

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