To support Submitting Companies and other industry stakeholders during the COVID-19 pandemic, the OCIMF COVID-19 Task Force has been developing a series of Programme updates to alleviate some of the difficulties presented by the ongoing pandemic
The Feedback request for the Harmonised Vessel Particulars Questionnaire version 5 (HVPQ5) was closed on 31st March 2020.
The SIRE PSC Repository is a new addition to SIRE that allows Operators with vessels registered in SIRE to upload PSC Inspection reports and corrective action plans affecting vessels in their SIRE Fleet via their SIRE account.
OCIMF have released a new method for Operators with vessels registered in SIRE to request an inspection on their vessels from within the SIRE Programme. Rather than contacting Submitting Companies individually; Operators can now request an inspection directly through SIRE.
SIRE Inspector Course Cancellation FAQs
The 19th SIRE User Group Meeting will be taking place in Stamford, Connecticut USA on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 from 12:30 to 16:30.
OCIMF Production servers will be undergoing essential routine maintenance on Sunday Sunday 19 May 2019
The new template, North American BIQ5 v3 (2207 v5.3.00), is currently available within the OCIMF Staging Environment and will be released to the OCIMF Production environment upon 13 May 2019.
To increase security, OCIMF will be rolling out two-factor authentication (2FA) in SIRE, OVID and MTIS from 4 February 2019.
Vessel chartering companies and operators in some regions experience difficulties with inconsistent vessel identification. The new OCIMF ID scheme offers a solution to this problem.
OCIMF factsheets are now available in English, Spanish (Latin American) and Chinese (Mandarin). The factsheets provide brief introductions to key OCIMF programmes and activities, and can be downloaded from the OCIMF website.
If your organisation submits or consumes information via OCIMF WebServices, please ensure that this message is passed to your IT department.
SIRE inspector auditors convened in London on 25–26 July for their 12th annual conference.
From 25 June 2018, users must connect to the OCIMF programme websites, including SIRE, OVID and MTIS using a minimum of Internet Explorer 11, or a modern commercial alternative.
OCIMF is pleased to announce the release of the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7).
Important Notice: OCIMF production servers will be undergoing essential maintenance on Sunday 2nd July 2017.
Important Notice: OCIMF production servers will be undergoing essential maintenance on Sunday 16th October 2016.
As of Monday 25th July 2016, the new BIQ5 USA v2.0 (2205) template is available for use.
From that date, in order to access the SIRE, OVID, TMSA and MTIS websites, users should be using a modern internet browser such as Internet Explorer 8 or above, or a modern commercial alternative.
This down time will effect access to both the applications website and WebServices. Submission of Inspection information will not be possible during this maintenance period.
NOTICE OF RELEASE OF TEMPLATES FOR OCIMF'S EUROPEAN BARGE INSPECTION QUESTIONNAIRE
To ensure that there are no unintended consequences, the HVPQ and officers matrix will still be available until the 1st June 2015.
Users of the CDI Marine Scheme and SIRE Systems are advised that although the transition from the 4th edition “Harmonised Vessel Particulars Questionnaire” (HVPQ4) to HVPQ 5th Edition remains good, a significant number of ship owners have not yet submitted an HVPQ 5 into either database.
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Due to email issues experienced Wednesday 4 June some notifications from SIRE may not have been sent.