IMPORTANT: OVIQ1 Decommissioning
From the 10th August 2015 it will no longer be possible to commission an OVIQ1 (7100) inspection upon a vessel. All OVIQ
inspections from the 10th August onwards should be commissioned using the OVIQ2 (7105) template.
IMPORTANT: OVIQ v2 and Modu Templates Released
The OVIQ2 (7105), MO(D)U Jackup (7106) and MO(D)U Drillship/Semi-Submersible (7107) templates were released on July 1st 2015.
PDF versions of these templates are available for download from the OVID Resources page.
2016 OVID New Inspector and Refresher Courses
Schedule for 2016 New Inspector and Refresher Courses will be released in late September.
2015 OVID New Inspector Courses
Currently, there are 2 New Inspector Courses scheduled for 2015.
6th - 8th October in Abu Dhabi at the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel - (Course full)
2nd - 4th November in Singapore venue to be announced (registration opens Aug 15th)
For further information about the New Inspector courses (requirements, costs etc) please see our FAQ page
2015 OVID Refresher Courses
Currently, there are 2 Refresher Courses scheduled for 2015.
16th - 17th September in Singapore at the Orchard Parade Hotel (Course full)
17th - 18th November at OCIMF offices in London
For further information about the Refresher courses (requirements, costs etc) please see our FAQ page
If you have any questions regarding these courses please feel free to email email@example.com
Number of Inspections
As of January 1st 2015, all OVID inspectors will be required to complete a minimum of 4 OVID inspections per year in order to retain
their accreditation – this requirement will increase in future years.
All OVID inspectors should present their ID card at the time of boarding a vessel for an inspection. If you lose or break your ID card, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org to request a new one. Alternatively, you can login to the OVID website with your inspector account,
and request a replacement card from the Profile section.