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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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 15, 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Thursday, April 16, 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • VIRTUAL (ONLINE)

    Maritime Association  of SC Extends 

    FREE (and LIVE) Hazwoper Training 


    *Training provided by member partner Seamist

    (Nova Southeastern University)*


    Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 8th 

    2 Half Day (4 hours daily) live virtual sessions

        Date

    Time

    Location

    April 15 and 16


    9am – 1pm

    Zoom Presentation with live Instructor.

    Invitation to join will be sent the day before the Training Session

    ***************************************************************************************

    This training is designed for all workers, especially those who could be "first responders" to a hazardous materials incident. Learn how to recognize, react, and protect yourself from chemical hazards in the workplace.

    Training can take place on-site, at your workplace

    Course satisfies refresher requirements

    Certificate awarded upon completion of course

    Approved by the National Educational Institute of NCBFAA

    Earn up to 7 continuing education/contact hours  (CCS/CES/MES) 

    Satisfies OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i), 49 CFR 172.700(c) and 172.704(a)(5)(b), and EPA 40 CFR (311.1).

     

    TO REGISTER please contact Philyppe Carre’ at seamist@nova.edu.


    • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Trident Technical College-Thronley Campus

    For sponsorship questions, contact Taylor Jackson at tjackson@sccompets.org or Suzanne Dickerson at sdickerson@sccompetes.org




    • 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

    • 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 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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