RMCI Qualification Course Dates

Over the past few months, we have been busy putting final touches together to relaunch the RMCI Qualification and are pleased to announce the course is now ready to deliver. The course will be held as practical face-to-face sessions over a 3-day period, and online webinar sessions the week before the face-to-face sessions. The first …

Professional Qualification in Marine Corrosion

How much do you really know about marine corrosion? The IIMS Professional Qualification in Marine Corrosion will take your understanding and knowledge to another level. Corrosion in the marine environment is one of the most dangerous issues facing those who are involved with maritime trade; yet beyond the basics, it remains little understood by so …

RMCI Relaunch Briefing

We are pleased to advise the RMCI programme is being formally relaunched at the Monaco Yacht Show and we would like to invite you to attend the briefing either in person or online. The briefing will take place on 27 September at 16.30 (local time) for one hour, at Novotel Monte Carlo, 16 Bld Princesse …

Seminar dates announced for the RMCI 5-year revalidation

The Registered Marine Coatings Inspector (RMCI) qualification is a collaboration between the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS), in conjunction with the SuperYacht Builders Association (SYBAss) and managed by the Marine Surveying Academy (MSA). The course and the qualification were produced in response to the request from …

RMCI Press Release – Five Year Revalidation

Registered Marine Coatings Inspector standard five year revalidation gets underway Following a meeting of the key stakeholders, the process of RMCI revalidation was discussed and agreed. The purpose of the revalidation process is to ensure Inspectors are competent to continue as an RMCI. To achieve revalidation, there are two requirements which are based on 1) …

Report on the International Superyacht Coatings Conference

The third International Superyacht Coatings Conference (ISCC) drew around 100 delegates to this prominent business-to-business event. With the theme of “driving quality, ensuring success”, the conference took place on 11/12 December and was organised by Amsterdam RAI in association with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) and the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss). Specialising …

Peter Morgan to address ISCC

Peter Morgan, one of the ‘founding fathers’ and course tutors of the Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors qualification, has been invited to speak at the International Superyacht Coatings Conference. This is further endorsement, if any were needed, that the new RMCI qualification and education programme is starting to gain interest in the superyacht industry. Peter will …

RMCI Pilot Course successfully completed

The Marine Survey Academy, the training division of the International Institute of Marine Surveying, has completed the launch of the RMCI Course and Qualification held in Porchester, UK from 8-12 September 2014. Some 13 students attended the pilot course. This comprised a broad cross section of students from shipyards, refit yards, superyacht coatings manufacturers and …

RMCI pilot course confirmed

Leading players in the marine coatings and associated fields have come together to launch a new standard and formal qualification in response to concerns raised by the leisure vessel, superyacht and shipping industry. Before this qualification was developed there were no specific qualifications for marine coatings Inspectors. The Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors (RMCI) qualification was …