Marine manufacturing businesses need reasonable and responsible economic policies to recover, grow, and create good paying jobs.
U.S. businesses supported by recreational boating
U.S. jobs supported by recreational boating
Recreational boating industry small businesses
Boats sold in America are made in America
Recreational Boating Industry’s Top Policy Priorities
- Reverse regulations that restrain supply chain facilitation, including the 232 tariffs
- Establish a multimodal freight office within the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop and implement national freight policy that mitigates risk of supply chain disruptions
- Create new incentives to support American-made marine manufacturing
- Expand the industry’s national workforce by creating stable, good paying jobs to fill the 30,000 available jobs across the U.S. marine industry
- Provide incentives and training opportunities for the recreational boating industry workforce so that they may succeed throughout their careers
One Pager | Applying for the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program (ATVM)
[229.91 Kb] One pager detailing marine manufacturers' process for applying for the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Program (ATVM), now inclusive of maritime applications.
Recreational Boating Industry's Supply Chain Challenges
[215.74 Kb] One pager outlining recreational boating industry’s policy priorities to address the needs of a highly integrated supply chain.
Marine Industry Guide to Growing the Workforce
[7202.74 Kb] A guide for national, regional and employer-level implementation to grow the marine industry workforce.
OSHA 1915 vs. 1910
[33.18 Kb] OSHA document that defines the differences between a boat and a ship
OSHA 1915 White paper
OSHA Field Memo on Spray Finishing
NMMA ACMA letter to OSHA NFPA 33
[296.86 Kb] This letter clarifies that compliance with NFPA 33-17 satisfies compliance with 1910-107 and OSHA would only cite a deminimus violation resulting in no penalty or correctiveaction
Resin Fire Hazard Analysis conducted for NMMA and ACMA