The Marine Chemist Association, Inc. is an independent professional organization composed of chemists certified by the National Fire Protection Association in accordance with the published rules. It had its origin in May 1938, as the Marine Chemist’ Subsection of the NFPA Marine Section. Upon termination of the Marine Section in 1948, the present Association was organized for the following purposes:
(a) To promote the science of, and improve the method of evaluation and eliminating health, fire and explosion hazards in marine and associated industries
(b) To obtain and circulate information relative to these hazards and other information regarding the professional and ethical activities of its members.
(c) To enhance the general welfare of its members by promoting a closer relationship with all concerned industry and regulatory bodies.
Its membership is arranged in geographical sections: Atlantic, Gulf-Inland and Pacific. The structure has enhanced the exchange of views and the development of professional polices.
Through its educational seminars, information bulletins, and Association newsletters, professional advancement is realized.
The esteem in which the Marine Chemist Association, Inc. is held based on its record of dedicated service and continuous adherence to the highest standards of integrity and fair dealing.
Safety / Survival
Training / Education / Certification