WHAT IS THE MARITIME ASSOCIATION?
The Maritime Association of South Carolina (MASC) is a member-based trade association which connects the Maritime Association industry and entities who support maritime commerce. The MASC serves as a platform for information dissemination, collaboration and partnership within its membership. The MASC advocates for issues impacting the industry and serves to advance, promote and protect the interests of the maritime community across South Carolina.
MASC is governed by a Board of Directors representative of every segment of the maritime commerce transportation sector. As a member-based organization, MASC operates on a committee system. In addition to our Board of Directors, MASC encourages member involvement through our Events, Finance and Workforce Development committees. We host a monthly Navigation/Operations Meeting, at which businesses and government agencies share real time information and updates, forming ad-hoc committees as needs arise. Committees have worked on and advocated for issues related to distribution centers, operations, harbor deepening and maintenance dredging, maritime security, new terminal development, and infrastructure to name a few.
MASC also hosts several signature annual events including the Maritime Open Golf Tournament, a Fall Social and an Annual Meeting & Gala.
#ANCHOREDinSC Media Campaign
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Please consider featuring your business in our media campaign!
Is your company struggling to find employees? Could your HR Department use a hand with recruitment?
In an effort to help our members, The Maritime Association is partnering with News 2, The CW and hyfn, who have a proven record to reach thousands of potential candidates in the LowCountry area, to launch a media campaign in the interest of securing qualified labor for our workforce. As the workforce shortage is plaguing us all, we are requesting your help to bring attention to the great careers available in the maritime, transportation and logistics industry.
Together we are going to create a buzz about our industry careers, training opportunities, hiring on bonuses and competitive benefit packages available for new employees.
MASC is committed to helping its members fill available positions and to brand our industry as the driving force behind our states prosperous economy.
PLEASE NOTE: Nav/Ops Meetings are held monthly with the exception of June and December. The next scheduled meeting will take place JULY 25.
4500 Leeds Avenue, Suite 242 North Charleston, SC 29405
8:00 am Networking
8:15 am Meeting Start Time
2019 EVENT SPONSOR
Maritime Association Member Benefits Happy Hour
Save the Date: Tuesday, July 30
Time: 4:30 - 7:00 pm | Location: TBA
Save the date for a MASC Member Benefits Happy Hour -an opportunity for our membership to learn from Industry Partners who provide benefits to Association members. This is a great way to connect with your fellow members and learn more about how to utilize your benefits. Stay tuned for more information coming soon.
Friday, June 28
11:30 am Start Time | Crowne Plaza
~ Members Only Event ~
The next Chat-N-Chew with South Carolina Ports Authority President & CEO, Jim Newsome, will be hosted on Friday, June 28 at the North Charleston Crowne Plaza.
2019 EVENT SPONSOR
MASC Partners with Darla Moore School of Business to Design Maritime Cyber Resource Center
Through Summer 2019, graduate students from the USC Darla Moore School of Business will partner with MASC to design a Maritime Cyber Resource Center. The students, Veronica Parellada Eller and Doug Hartley, will be connecting with members to map out proposed methods for the prevention, detection, and recovery of cyber security threats. If you are interested in speaking with our students about your company's cyber initiatives or have questions about this forthcoming resource, please contact us.
Within the Collective, the Propeller Club of Charleston, The Charleston Motor Carriers Association, the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, Charleston Women in International Trade, and the Maritime Association all come together. Our mission is to support each other as links connecting the broader SC supply chain, logistics, maritime commerce and port-related industries comprehensively. We seek to heighten the visibility of our industries and expand the influence of our collective associations.
NEWS & NOTES
Your resource for waterfront community news, notices, government alerts, partner announcements, training offerings and more.
Find the latest updates regarding inbound and outbound vessel movement.
These resources and links include everything you need for planning and preparedness so you can be ready in case of a hurricane or other disaster.
MASC offers Authorized Seals for Certificates of Origin at a discounted rate to our value member partners.
Member Cost: $1.00/Seal; Non-Member Cost: $5.00/Seal