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MARITIME ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Est. 1926

FOR THE MARITIME COMMERCE & LOGISTICS SECTOR


Karl earned both his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and his MBA from Clemson University. His career spans manufacturing operations, product development, Human Resources, public sector, and media/publishing.  

Karl has served on several Lowcountry educational institution and STEM community advisory/executive boards including The Citadel’s Mechanical Engineering Program, the Lowcountry Stem Collaborative, Palmetto SHRM, the American Society for Quality (ASQ), FIRST SC, ECPI University’s EET and Mechatronics Programs, and the Trident Technical College Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology Programs. Karl also led the Charleston Engineers Joint Council as its chairman for five years and now serves as the Council’s immediate past chair. Karl also is the Vice President and Director of Operations for the Charleston Peninsula Preservation Trust, the non-profit organization that promotes and produces the 2nd Sunday on King Street event.

Karl holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (CSSGB) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ), a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential from APICS and is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) from SHRM.


SOUTH CAROLINA'S RESOURCE FOR LOGISTICS, WAREHOUSING & MARITIME COMMERCE


SOUTH CAROLINA'S RESOURCE FOR LOGISTICS, WAREHOUSING & MARITIME COMMERCE

The Maritime Association of South Carolina (MASC) is a member-based trade association that connects the Maritime Association industry and entities who support maritime commerce. MASC serves as a platform for information dissemination, collaboration, and partnership within its membership. MASC advocates for issues impacting the industry and serves to advance, promote, and protect the interests of the maritime community across South Carolina. Read more


(Port Photos Courtesy of Pinkerton Photography)

FACE

The Maritime industry is one of the largest economic drivers of our state's economy. As an umbrella organization that represents every segment of this industry, the Maritime Association of South Carolina is the FACE of this vital sector. 

  • Facilitates business development by fostering cooperation and communication among port users and government partners. 
  • Advocates for legislation, policies and procedures that promote and benefit maritime trade and associated industries. 
  • Coordinates training and networking opportunities for members of the maritime community.
  • Educates the media, public officials, and the general public about our ports and the maritime transportation sector.


BECOME A MEMBER

We welcome you to our community populated by organizations and individuals who proudly champion our maritime trade. 

As a member, your benefits include opportunities to get connected, network, take advantage of partner offerings and learn what is happening in and around our community.  

Read more about the benefits of membership here


MASC COMMITTEES

Workforce Development | Harbor Safety  Business Development | Membership | Events


To learn more about committee involvement email: staff@maritimesc.org


EVENTS

MASC hosts recurring membership meetings, luncheons, breakfasts, mixers and networking and learning events, as well as, several signature annual events.

  • Annual Meeting & Gala -February 24, 2023
  • Maritime Open Golf Tournament - TBD
  • Sporting Clays Tournament- November 11, 2022
  • Fall Social- September 15, 2022
  • Port Holiday Party- TBD
  • Breakfast Briefing
  • Maritime Monday Mixer- first Monday of month unless holiday
  • Nav/Ops Monthly- fourth Thursday of month
  • Harbor Safety Committee- quarterly fourth Thursday of month 
Read more about events here


PAY US A VISIT!

Schedule an appointment


CALL: 843-577-7678 

 MESSAGE: staff@maritimesc.org


 4500 Leeds Ave. Suite 229 W 

North Charleston, SC 29405


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