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 authentication25 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 scheme25 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 Chinese01 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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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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