MARITIME ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Est. 1926

FOR THE MARITIME COMMERCE & LOGISTICS SECTOR

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WHAT IS THE MARITIME ASSOCIATION?

 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.

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NEWS & NOTES

Your resource for waterfront community news, notices, government alerts, partner announcements, training offerings and more. 

NEWS & NOTES

ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

The Maritime Association of South Carolina offers you a fast and easy way to eliminate the time-consuming manual process of paper certificates of origin with our online service.

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

MARINE TRAFFIC

Find the latest updates regarding inbound and outbound vessel movement.

MARINE TRAFFIC

EMERGENCY RESOURCES

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. 

EMERGENCY RESOURCES


UPCOMING EVENTS


Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Saturday, May 30, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • ONLINE

    Please see link below for courses offered by Trident Technical College.

    TTC CEOnlineSkillsFlyer (4).pdf

    Contact your Workforce Training

    Representative or Deseret Scharett

    at deseret.scharett@tridenttech.edu

    or 843-574-6177 to begin your

    enrollment process.


    • Friday, June 26, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Crowne Plaza North Charleston
    Register

    Please join us for a *MASC MEMBER ONLY* free luncheon with

    S.C. Ports Authority President & CEO Jim Newsome. 


    EVENT DETAILS: 

    Crowne Plaza North Charleston

    4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd, North Charleston

    Doors Open at 11:00 AM

    Lunch Served at 11:30 AM

    *This event is limited to Maritime Association Members*






    SPECIAL THANKS TO EVENT SPONSOR 


    Meeting and Banquet Space COVID-19 Precautions:

    1. Maintain social distancing to keep attendees at least 6’ apart.

    2. Registration will have markings on floor to show guests where to stand for

    appropriate distancing.

    3. One-way entrance and exits into meeting rooms where possible.

    4. No self-service beverage break stations; when applicable have multiple stations arranged

    so as to avoid congregating based on the number of attendees.

    5. Multiple hand sanitizing stations in each room.

    6. A maximum of 6 people per 72” round. Each table needs to have at least six feet of

    separation from seating to seating in each direction.

    7. Maximum of 10 people per 500 square feet with a maximum of 250 attendees with social distancing in place.


    Notice for attendees that they should:

    Not to enter if they feel generally unwell

    Maintain a minimum of 6-foot distance

    Sneeze or cough into a cloth or tissue

    Not shake hands or engage in any unnecessary physical contact

    10. Refer to Food and Beverage section for additional food service guidance and safety

    protocols.



    • Thursday, July 23, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4500 Leeds Avenue | Suite 242 (Second Floor)
    Register

    Nav/Ops meetings serve as the Maritime Association’s monthly membership meetings, wherein members are invited to network over coffee from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM, then hear briefings from our state and federal agency partners and broader maritime community. Brief industry presentations on various topics are included. The meeting closes with public comment and/or announcements. This is a great place to get to know your community, as well as happenings in and around the port. All members are welcome to attend.

    **Meetings occur the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of June and December**

    EVENT TIME & LOCATION

    4500 Leeds Avenue Suite 242

    North Charleston

    (Located within Charleston Metro Chamber Building)

    8:00 AM: Coffee & Networking

    8:15 – 9:00 AM: Meeting

    4th Thursday’s Monthly | No June, December



    Sponsorship provided by:






    • Friday, August 07, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Crowne Plaza North Charleston
    Register

    Please join us for a *MASC MEMBER ONLY* free luncheon with

    S.C. Ports Authority President & CEO Jim Newsome. 


    EVENT DETAILS: 

    Crowne Plaza North Charleston

    4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd, North Charleston

    Doors Open at 11:00 AM

    Lunch Served at 11:30 AM

    *This event is limited to Maritime Association Members*





    SPECIAL THANKS TO EVENT SPONSOR 


    • Thursday, August 27, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4500 Leeds Avenue | Suite 242 (Second Floor)
    Register

    Nav/Ops meetings serve as the Maritime Association’s monthly membership meetings, wherein members are invited to network over coffee from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM, then hear briefings from our state and federal agency partners and broader maritime community. Brief industry presentations on various topics are included. The meeting closes with public comment and/or announcements. This is a great place to get to know your community, as well as happenings in and around the port. All members are welcome to attend.

    **Meetings occur the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of June and December**

    EVENT TIME & LOCATION

    4500 Leeds Avenue Suite 242

    North Charleston

    (Located within Charleston Metro Chamber Building)

    8:00 AM: Coffee & Networking

    8:15 – 9:00 AM: Meeting

    4th Thursday’s Monthly | No June, December



    Sponsorship provided by:






    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4500 Leeds Avenue | Suite 242 (Second Floor)
    Register

    Nav/Ops meetings serve as the Maritime Association’s monthly membership meetings, wherein members are invited to network over coffee from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM, then hear briefings from our state and federal agency partners and broader maritime community. Brief industry presentations on various topics are included. The meeting closes with public comment and/or announcements. This is a great place to get to know your community, as well as happenings in and around the port. All members are welcome to attend.

    **Meetings occur the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of June and December**

    EVENT TIME & LOCATION

    4500 Leeds Avenue Suite 242

    North Charleston

    (Located within Charleston Metro Chamber Building)

    8:00 AM: Coffee & Networking

    8:15 – 9:00 AM: Meeting

    4th Thursday’s Monthly | No June, December



    Sponsorship provided by:






    • Thursday, October 15, 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Alhambra Hall, Mt Pleasant, SC
    Register


    • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 4500 Leeds Avenue | Suite 242 (Second Floor)
    Register

    Nav/Ops meetings serve as the Maritime Association’s monthly membership meetings, wherein members are invited to network over coffee from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM, then hear briefings from our state and federal agency partners and broader maritime community. Brief industry presentations on various topics are included. The meeting closes with public comment and/or announcements. This is a great place to get to know your community, as well as happenings in and around the port. All members are welcome to attend.

    **Meetings occur the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of June and December**

    EVENT TIME & LOCATION

    4500 Leeds Avenue Suite 242

    North Charleston

    (Located within Charleston Metro Chamber Building)

    8:00 AM: Coffee & Networking

    8:15 – 9:00 AM: Meeting

    4th Thursday’s Monthly | No June, December



    Sponsorship provided by:






    • Friday, November 13, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)
    • Crowne Plaza North Charleston
    Register

    Please join us for a *MASC MEMBER ONLY* free luncheon with

    S.C. Ports Authority President & CEO Jim Newsome. 


    EVENT DETAILS: 

    Crowne Plaza North Charleston

    4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd, North Charleston

    Doors Open at 11:00 AM

    Lunch Served at 11:30 AM

    *This event is limited to Maritime Association Members*






    SPECIAL THANKS TO EVENT SPONSOR SUNTRUST


    • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 4500 Leeds Avenue | Suite 242 (Second Floor)
    Register

    Nav/Ops meetings serve as the Maritime Association’s monthly membership meetings, wherein members are invited to network over coffee from 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM, then hear briefings from our state and federal agency partners and broader maritime community. Brief industry presentations on various topics are included. The meeting closes with public comment and/or announcements. This is a great place to get to know your community, as well as happenings in and around the port. All members are welcome to attend.

    **Meetings occur the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of June and December**

    EVENT TIME & LOCATION

    4500 Leeds Avenue Suite 242

    North Charleston

    (Located within Charleston Metro Chamber Building)

    8:00 AM: Coffee & Networking

    8:15 – 9:00 AM: Meeting

    4th Thursday’s Monthly | No June, December



    Sponsorship provided by:






MASC PREMIER MEMBERS AND PARTNERS



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MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS


NAV/OPS MEETINGS

Maritime Association Nav/Ops meetings are monthly membership meetings featuring a guest speaker followed by operational updates from our local State and Federal Agencies and port partners. Meetings are held the 4th Thursday monthly with the exception of June and December. 

Location: 4500 Leeds Avenue, Suite 242 | North Charleston, SC 29405

Networking: 8:00 AM | Meeting: 8:15 - 9:00 AM

*4th Thursday*


2020 Nav/Ops Sponsor

PARTNERSHIPS

Waterfront collective

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.

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CALL: 843-577-7678 | MESSAGE: staff@maritimesc.org

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