ICOMIA honours IMCI for “outstanding contributions”The International Marine Certification Institute has been an active ICOMIA member since 2000.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) recently congratulated IMCI, the International Marine Certification Institute, on its 25-year anniversary and honoured the group for outstanding contributions to ICOMIA.
IMCI has been an active ICOMIA member since 2000, contributing to several committees. Ulrich Heinemann, IMCI CEO, has chaired the ICOMIA Technical Committee for the last nine years.
IMCI performs CE certification according to the Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU and is considered by many to be the leading Notified Body for CE certification under the RCD. Today the group has more than 2,800 clients in more than 75 countries, and has certified more than 20,000 products. IMCI has an international Board of Directors with 28 members from 16 countries. The 52 IMCI-Inspectors work out of 23 countries.
IMCI was registered as an international non-profit organization in 1993 and has developed additional certification programs over time. It has diversified its support of the marine industry for different target groups:
- ABYC Certified Component Programme
- NMMA Certification Programme
- World Sailing Certification Program
- Certification of Marinas – Blue Star Marinas
- Certification of Experts
- Certification of Companies and Retailers