Charleston Tours and Events Offers Members Special Deal

Members of the Maritime Association are now entitled to a special holiday party promo on private charters. The exclusive discount is 20% off tours for members.  It applies to the following: The point-of-contact for this offering is Drew Yochum, the VP of Sales and Marketing at

Enjoy the Holidays at the Waterfront Collective Holiday Party

The Maritime Association is pleased to be a part of the Waterfront Collective Holiday Party on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm.  This is a great opportunity to entertain your coworkers, employees, and customers.  Come out and enjoy a great evening of Maritime fellowship, food and drinks. Register here:

Palmetto Railways, a division of S.C. Commerce, awarded more than $4 million to procure and retrofit two locomotives to electric power

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Palmetto Railways, a division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce (S.C. Commerce), learned today it will receive a grant of up to $4,170,000 for its project to procure and retrofit two zero-emission, lithium battery electric powered locomotives and install associated charging technology.  This Palmetto Railways project is one of just 70 in 35 […]

South Carolina CSCMP Roundtable

The South Carolina CSCMP Roundtable is proud to host our first gathering for the 2023-2024 year! Dr. Ann-Janette Locke, Assistant Professor of Computing and Data Analytics at Anderson University, will discuss some useful tools and takeaways on how data and inventory are connected more than ever. If you are involved in supply chain management you […]

First law enforcement-only mooring ball installed at Safe Harbor City Marina

By Madeline Jaskowiak Published: Aug. 14, 2023 at 6:51 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 14, 2023 at 7:44 AM EDT CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – South Carolina had its first law enforcement-only mooring ball installed Wednesday at the Safe Harbor City Marina. Abandoned and derelict boats have been a constant problem for coastal law enforcement agencies because they previously had no […]

Last Week to Register! ACE-AES Export Compliance – August 24, 2023

ACE-AES Export ComplianceAugust 24, 2023 | Virtual | $30 Topics Include: This two-part webinar will start by providing comprehensive insight from the Census Bureau on the latest regulatory changes with respect to the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), followed by an afternoon session on an overview of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) export platform, the Automated Export […]


Beginning August 15th, 2023, at 4:00 pm, until August 25th, 2023, at 4:00 pm, salvage operations will commence for a sunken vessel approximately 2.5 miles offshore of North Myrtle Beach, SC. A one-half mile safety zone will be in effect in all directions from position 33° 46.245N, 078° 40.159W No persons or vessels are allowed […]

Global Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program

The Global Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program is designed to provide practical knowledge and training in the many diverse areas of global logistics and transportation. Instructors for the seminars are experts in their particular topic area. Their career experience in both the private and public sectors not only lends an academic dimension to the […]

Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center – Contact Information

The public is encouraged to contact the Command Center for any issues related to the Coast Guard Missions listed below. The Sector Charleston Command Center is a 24/7 multi-mission command and control center for coordinating, directing,and monitoring operations within the Sector Charleston area of responsibility. These operations directly support safety,security and environmental stewardship throughout the […]