DP & Marine Assurance Norway AS are Accredited Inspectors of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)
The OCIMF is a voluntary association of oil companies having an interest in the shipment and terminalling of crude oil and oil products. The aim is to identify safety and environmental issues facing oil tanker, barge, terminal and offshore marine operations.
OCIMF’s mission is to be the foremost authority on the safe and environmentally responsible operation of oil tankers and terminals, promoting continuous improvement in standards of design and operation.
Oil Companies International Marine Forum – Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OCIMF OVID) is an inspection protocol for oil, chemical and gas tankers that has been successfully operating since 1998.
OCIMF say: “The aim of OVID is to provide a robust web based inspection tool and database of inspection reports; this will be underpinned with professional, trained and accredited inspectors. In the long term it is an aspiration that OVID will form a that is central to the selection and assurance of offshore vessels enhancing the safety of operations in the industry.”
DP & Marine Assurance provide OCIMF OVID inspections which are carried out by competent and experience surveyors with many years of marine experience.