April ・Quality Control Department was established in the Japanese Marine Equipment Association (JSMEA).
May ・Quality Control Guidance Division was established in the Japanese Marine Equipment Association through reform of the Quality Control Department.
April ・The Quality Control Guidance Division started the quality control guidance works.
June 1 ・The general meeting for establishment of the Japan Ship-machinery Quality Control Association of held.
・ Mr. Sadao Naka was appointed president.
June ・The headquarters was located at Nihonbashi-Honcho 4-1, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
June ・SQCA started operations for training and seminar courses for inflatable life raft.
July 1 ・The Minister of Transport officially approved establishment of the Japan Ship-machinery Quality Control Association
July ・SQCA's Osaka Branch was established within the Osaka Branch of the Japan Marine Surveyors and Sworn Measurers' Association at Kawaguchi 18, Nishi-ku, Osaka.
April ・SQCA started technical training operations for maintenance technology of magnetic compass.
April ・The Research Institute of Marine Engineering and the Small Ship Safety Department were transferred to SQCA from the Shipbuilding Research Centre of Japan.
・The Articles of Corporation was partly amended to add testing works to SQCA' operations and to increase the quorum of the executive director from one to three, that of directors selected from other than the member companies from five to seven of directors and auditors.
January ・The headquarters moved to Roppongi 3-1-30, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
February ・The Articles of Corporation were partly revised to state the location of the headquarters at the above address.
・With the inauguration of the Japan Craft Inspection Organization, the Small Ship Safety Department of SQCA was abolished.
April ・The Osaka Branch moved to Enokojima 1-7-3, Nishi ku, Osaka
May ・Mr. Jitsuo Shimizu was appointed president.
June ・SQCA started operation of maintenance technology training course of the emergency position indicating radio beacons.
September ・SQCA started guidance operation for maintenance factories or facilities for inflatable life rafts.