Maintenance Notice: Sunday 16th Oct 2016

14 September 2016

OCIMF production servers will be undergoing essential maintenance on Sunday 16th October 2016.

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BIQ5 USA v2.0 (2205) template now available

25 July 2016

As of Monday 25th July 2016, the new BIQ5 USA v2.0 (2205) template is available for use.

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End of support for the SSLv3 protocol upon all the OCIMF programme websites.

25 February 2016

From Monday 4th of April 2016, OCIMF will officially end support for the SSLv3 protocol upon all the OCIMF programme websites.

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OCIMF SIRE European BIQ Template

5 June 2015

Notice of release of templates for ocimf's european barge inspection questionnaire.

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About SIRE

One of the most significant safety initiatives introduced by OCIMF is the Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE). This programme was originally launched in 1993 to specifically address concerns about sub-standard shipping.

The SIRE system is a very large database of up-to-date information about tankers and barges. Essentially, SIRE has focused tanker industry awareness on the importance of meeting satisfactory tanker quality and ship safety standards.

Since its introduction, the SIRE Programme has received industry-wide acceptance and participation by both OCIMF Members, Programme recipients and by ship Operators. The expansion of Barges and small vessels into SIRE was inaugurated in late 2004.

Since its introduction, more than 180,000 inspection reports have been submitted to SIRE.

Currently there are over 22,500 reports on over 8000 vessels for inspections that have been conducted in the last 12 months. On average Programme Recipients access the SIRE database at a rate of more than 8000 reports per month.


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