Robbie Walker, CMC
Mr. Walker has been with Marine Chemist Service for approximately 43 years. He is currently in the middle of his 7th five-year recertification period as an NFPA Certified Marine Chemist (CMC) and holds the special endorsement for Flammable Cryogenic Liquid Carriers (FCLC: LNG, LPG).
Mr. Walker has served on both the Marine Chemist Association (MCA) Executive Committee (ExCom; once as the Atlantic Coast delegate and the other as the National Chairman) and the Marine Chemist Qualification Board (MCQB) for initially certifying and recertifying CMCs; as well as on the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA, representing Suppliers) and the Virginia Ship Repair Foundation (VSRF; Chairperson as of 10/20). Mr. Walker is currently the principal MCA representative for NFPA 51B Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work; NFPA 350 Guide for Confined Space Entry and Work; and alternate MCA representative on the NAVSEA Standard Specification for Ship Repair and Alteration Committee (SSRAC). Mr. Walker also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in analytical chemistry from Old Dominion University.