Maintenance Notice: Sunday 19 May 2019
15 April 2019

OCIMF Production servers will be undergoing essential routine maintenance on Sunday Sunday 19 May 2019

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SIRE Integrators - North American BIQ5 v3 (Template 2207)
12 February 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.

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Two-factor authentication
25 January 2019

To increase security, OCIMF will be rolling out two-factor authentication (2FA) in SIRE, OVID and MTIS from 4 February 2019.

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OCIMF ID scheme
25 January 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.

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OCIMF factsheets available in Spanish and Chinese
01 October 2018

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.

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OCIMF WebServices - Integrator notification
13 August 2018

If your organisation submits or consumes information via OCIMF WebServices, please ensure that this message is passed to your IT department.

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SIRE inspector auditors conference
02 August 2018

SIRE inspector auditors convened in London on 25–26 July for their 12th annual conference.

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Minimum supported internet browser version
25 June 2018

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.

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Release of the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7): 17 September 2018
20 June 2018

OCIMF is pleased to announce the release of the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7).

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Maintenance Notice: Sunday 2nd Jul 2017
21 June 2017

Important Notice: OCIMF production servers will be undergoing essential maintenance on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

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Maintenance Notice: Sunday 16th Oct 2016
14 September 2016

Important Notice: 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
25 February 2016

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.

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Maintenance Notice: 20th Feb 2016
08 February 2016

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.

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OCIMF SIRE European BIQ Template
05 June 2015

NOTICE OF RELEASE OF TEMPLATES FOR OCIMF'S EUROPEAN BARGE INSPECTION QUESTIONNAIRE

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VIQ Desktop Editor 7.0.45 Available
29 April 2015

To ensure that there are no unintended consequences, the HVPQ and officers matrix will still be available until the 1st June 2015.

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CDI/OCIMF HVPQ Transition Period Update Announcement
01 October 2014

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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VIQ Desktop Editor v7.0.43 Update Available
20 August 2014

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HVPQ v5.0.11 Update Available
08 August 2014

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HVPQ v5.0.10 update now available
11 June 2014

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BPQ North America v5.0.12 Update Available
05 June 2014

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Alert: SIRE Email Notifications
04 June 2014

Due to email issues experienced Wednesday 4 June some notifications from SIRE may not have been sent.

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VIQ desktop editor v7.0.40 update now available
02 December 2013

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