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 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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS



Maritime Association 94th Annual Meeting & Gala

March 20, 2020 | Charleston Gaillard Center

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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, February 20, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Charleston Branch Pilots Station, 6 Concord St.,

    Bring your spouse, customers, co-workers & friends
    down to the waterfront for the Propeller Club’s annual…

     2020 OYSTER ROAST

    WHEN:                   Thursday, February 20, 2020

    WHERE:                 Charleston Branch Pilots Station, 6 Concord St., Charleston, SC

    TIME:                     6:00-9:00 PM

    PRICE:                   Only $30 per person for Members & Guests

                                  All inclusive:  Oysters, hot dogs, Chili, beer, wine, soda

    RSVP by mailing in the form below with check or register online with PayPal/credit card at http://www.propellerclubchs.com on the events page by February 14.  If mailing, mail bottom portion by February 13th.


    • Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    • Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Dear HR Professional,

    We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming McGriff Insurance Services Employee Benefits Seminar. Please join us to learn more about HR issues that impact your business or organization every day. Lunch will be provided.

                 Workplace Behavioral Economics: Emotional Intelligence with Jordan Birnbaum, VP and Chief Behavioral Economist, TalentX, an ADP Venture.

                 Best Practices for ERISA Plan Fiduciaries with Matt Van Name, CFP, CRPS, SVP and Business Development Officer, BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services

                 Introduction to Self-Funded: The Real Scoop with Edward Johnson, ASA, MAAA, ACA, SVP and Practice Leader, McGriff Insurance Services

    Columbia

    Wednesday, February 26th  9:00am – 1:00pm

    The Ndoki Lodge @ Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens

    500 Wildlife Parkway Columbia SC 29210             

    Charleston

    Thursday, February 27th  11:00am – 3:00pm

    The Riley Park Club @ Riverdogs Stadium

     360 Fishburne St Charleston, SC 29403

    To attend event:  REGISTER HERE



    • Thursday, February 27, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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:






    • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • BRITTLEBANK PARK
    Register

    The annual Heart Walk is a non-competitive 3-mile walk that encourages individuals to take steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle. Form a team for your employees to walk together and meet up at the maritime industry tent!

     

    For more information, please visit: http://www2.heart.org/goto/masc



    • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 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 



    • Friday, March 20, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Charleston Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401
    Register

    Maritime Association of SC’s 2020 Annual Meeting & Gala is an event is our time to honor those who have extended themselves in service to the Maritime Community, as well as advocates who have supported issues related to the Maritime Community

    6:30 PM Cocktails & Reception |  8:00 PM Dinner

    Contact MASC for Sponsorship Opportunities! staff@maritimesc.org

    • Thursday, March 26, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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, April 23, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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:






    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Elks Lodge, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407


    NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION WEEK BANQUET

     Hospitality & Networking Hour 6:00 – 7:00 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM


    Speaker

    1st Lt. Clebe McClary, USMC Ret.

                           


    EVENT SPONSOR ($1500.00)

    Entitles the sponsor to 2 reserved tables, 16 guest tickets and recognition as the Event Sponsor.


    TABLE/GOLD SPONSOR ($800.00)

    Entitles the sponsor to a reserved table for 8 guests and recognition as a Table Sponsor.


    BAR SPONSOR ($600.00)

    Entitles the Bar Sponsor to 4 tickets to the NTW Banquet and recognition as a Bar Sponsor

                                      

    INDIVIDUAL POWERPOINT ADVERTISEMENTS:   $100.00



    More details from Chairman, Mike Hedgepath, here    

         

    DEADLINE For Ad Submissions:  April 24, 2020

    Individual Tickets:  $50.00 each   

    Questions/Confirmations to: Mike Hedgepath

    (843) 469-0960  or  mike.hedgepath@sefl.com

    Email ad copy in PowerPoint Format to Brittney.knisley@msc.com

    Make Checks Payable To:

    National Transportation Week Committee

    C/O Wando Trucking, PO Box 1032, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465

    • Friday, May 08, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Links at Stono Ferry
    Register

    *This event sells out fast! Due to space limitations, MASC cannot guarantee space for all members. If you plan to participate, please sign up early.

    FRIDAY | 05.8.20

    *Registration Deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020*

    SHOTGUN START AT 10:00 AM | REGISTRATION STARTS AT 9:00 AM

    * Captain’s Choice *

    Registration includes green fees, beverages + box lunch.


    • Thursday, May 28, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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, June 26, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 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, July 23, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Alhambra Hall, Mt Pleasant, SC
    Register


    • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

 

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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.

AUTHORIZED SEALS

MASC offers Authorized Seals for Certificates of Origin at a discounted rate to our valued member partners.

$1/ Seal for Members | $5/Seal for Non-Members

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NEWS & NOTES

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

NEWS & NOTES

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


MASC NAV/OPS (MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP) MEETINGS


* * * NAV/OPS MEETINGS***

Please check our events calendar for dates


PLEASE NOTE: Nav/Ops meetings are held monthly with the exception of June and December. 

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

Networking: 8:00 am | Meeting Start Time: 8:15 am



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