Ovid newsletter june 2013


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Ovid newsletter june 2013

  1. 1. OVID Highlights1st June 2013 Edition 28OVID StatisticsMonthly Apr.2013May.2013Number of vessels 5640 5772Number of Vessels with anOVID Inspection-12 mos.2861 2978Number of vesseloperators916 946Operators with publishedOVMSA79 88Total Operators who havestarted the online OVMSA265 286Total OVID Inspectors 558 561Welcome to our June issue of the OVID HighlightsThe OVID team was in New Orleans in May conducting OVIDnew inspector and refresher training. Oliver and I thoroughly enjoyedmeeting our new inspectors as well as our current OVID inspectors.Several member companies were represented including Exxon/IMT,Chevron, BG, and BP.Future OVID CoursesWe are currently working on our 2nd half of the year OVID courseschedule. I am pleased to let you know that we will be hosting an ,OVID refresher course in Abu Dhabi U.A.E.; as well as a new inspec-tor course in Doha, Qatar. We are also looking at dates for KualaLumpur, Malaysia and Jakarta Indonesia. The dates for these newcourses will be posted in the July newsletter and on our Facebook/Linkedin page.LinkedIn PageOVID now has a LinkedIn page, please feel free to visit for the latestupdates as well as to download our latest OVIQ.http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=129975227&trk=tab_proOVID UpdatesWe have just released an update to OVID which includes the following updates for members andvessel operators.An OVPQ completion screen has been added for the vessel operators. This screen will allow the ves-sel operators to review the completion percentage of the OVPQ for each of their vessels.Secondary email addresses can now be added for both OCIMF members and Vessel operators.Seatrade Workboat Show Abu Dhabi 2013The OVID team will be in Abu Dhabi from September 29th-October 2nd for the Seatrade Workboatshow. We will have an OVID booth with information on OVID as well as hosting a one day OVIDworkshop and a two day OVID refresher course for current OVID inspectors in the region. I will sendout more information and open registration in the July newsletter.OVID StatisticsI recently received an email questioning the number of vessels registered in our database. The numberabove of 5772 vessels, reflects all of our current 23 variants, and are individually identified by nameand IMO or flag registration number. The goal for 2013 is to register 6500 vessels in the database.Update Your ProfileOVID Inspectors-Please be sure to update your mailing and email addresses on your profiles.
  2. 2. New OVID Inspectors Course Attendees, New OrleansOVID Refresher Course Attendees, New OrleansOVID Picture of the MonthThis months picture was sent in by Robert Macleod of Ocean Risk Management
  3. 3. www.ocimf-ovid.comOn the HorizonOVID New Inspector Courses 2013Please visit www.ocimf-ovid.com for information on how to become an OVID inspector.Lagos-June 4th-6th Fully BookedStavanger-June 12th-14th-Fully BookedTo be eligible to attend an OVID refresher course you must meet the following criteria: You must be within 12 months of your OVID expiry date You must have completed at least one (1) OVID inspection prior to taking the refresher course If you do not meet either the first or second requirement, please do not contact us for a reserva-tion for the refresher course. Refresher courses are free of charge/length 2 days/Exam must be completed and passed at end ofcourse to maintain your accreditation.OVID Refresher Course-Lagos-June 4th-6th Fully BookedOVID Refresher Course Stavanger-June 10th/11th-Fully BookedFor Refresher and Inspector course registration, please contact Zoe at Zoe.Wilson@ocimf.comIf you have any questions regarding these courses, please feel free to contact me atsean.nicholson@ocimf.com.Need Help?Please visit http://help.ocimf-ovid.com this site has many FAQ’s as well as videos on how to use the OVID systemfor OCIMF Members, Inspectors and Vessel Operators.Still need assistance? For IT issues or Inspector registration issues please contact Aziz or Zoe:Aziz BenbelkacemOVID Systems AdministratorOVID helpdesk09:00– 17:00 GMTMonday—Friday (excluding bank holidays)ovidsupport@ocimf.com+44 2076541218Zoe WilsonInspectors/Systems Administratorovidaccredit@ocimf.comovidsupport@ocimf.com+44 2076541241