Training Firefighters and Mariners since 1999

Marine Firefighting Inc is available for Training, Lectures, Seminars, Consulting, and Expert Witness Testimony.

We will tailor the time and content to match the specific needs of your Department and vessels.

The expertise and experience gained in over 30 years of structural and marine firefighting in the FDNY and 17 years of training mariners is used to provide lectures, training programs and fire/emergency scenarios.

We can also conduct a port risk assessment to determine if the dangers within your port can be handled with the existing resources.

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National Fire Protection Assoc.

Principal member of the NFPA Tech Committee Merchant Vessels

Certified by the NFPA as completing training in "Responding to Gaseous Fueled Vehicle Incidents"

Member of the The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) panel on

Fishing Vessel Stability, And also their panel on Small Working Vessel Operations and Safety

Contributing Editor to International Firefighter Magazine

Tom is certified by BNSF Railroad in "LNG Awareness and Emergency Response" & in "Railroad Emergency Response HazMat Awareness"



Tom Guldner, President

-USCG Licensed Ships Master
-NY & Nationally Certified Instructor
-33+ Years Experience FDNY
-8 Years in Marine Fire Rescue
-Tng. Officer FDNY Marine Div
-OIC on NYC Fire Rescue Boat

17-years training Firefighters and Mariners in the USA, Mexico, Australia, and Canada on Firefighting and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)













Tom Guldner has addressed many national and international conventions.

Here Tom addresses the prestigious International Tug and Salvage convention in Hamburg, Germany (ITS 2014).

Tom's address dealt with Firefighting tug boats and LNG as a fuel for new work boats.







In this photo Tom is on a panel of experts at the Lloyds Events convention

"LNG As a Fuel Forum"

which was held in Miami, Florida in the USA.

Tom took questions from the convention attendees who were made up of top executives in the LNG, Maritime, Trucking, and Railroad industries. Everyone was there for information about using LNG as a fuel in all forms of transportation and industry.













Here Tom addresses Work Boat Magazine's "Work Boat Show" in New Orleans, La. in December 2015

Tom addressed the topic of LNG being used as a fuel in workboats and in vessels of all types and sizes. Tom covered the new regulation requireing training of all members of the crew and safety while bunkering.


Tom will again address the Work Boat Show in 2017




















In 2018 Tom will address the ITS 2018 convention, this time in Marseille, France. Tom will discuss firefighting on your vessel and also how LNG bunkering will affect firefighting methods.

If you can make it, please stop by and say hello.











Other conventions Tom has addressed: Lloyds "Fire on Ships" convention (London), FDIC, Firehouse, Professional Mariner Marine Casualty Conference, FDIC-Nova Scotia, LNG Summit New Orleans July 2016

If you would like Tom to address your group or convention on any topic dealing with Marine Firefighting or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) please e-mail us now.

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