National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Offers Workshops to Collect Valuable Data

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) hosted a virtual workshop to provide crucial insight into the types of data needed to ensure safe and efficient marine commerce in/around/along the Southeast US (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida [along the Atlantic Ocean and the […]

Maritime Association Board Names Taylor Jackson News President & CEO

The Maritime Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Taylor Jackson has been appointed as the new President and CEO of the Maritime Association of South Carolina. Having previously served on the Board and excelled as the Director of Logistics at the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, Taylor brings a wealth of experience and a […]

A Letter from Taylor Jackson, New President and CEO

Dear Members,  I am thrilled to introduce myself as the newly appointed President & CEO of the Maritime Association of South Carolina (MASC). My name is Taylor Jackson, and it is an absolute honor to be entrusted with leading this organization. A native of South Carolina, I have proudly called Charleston my home for the […]

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and NCB Hazcheck Collaborate to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

NCB has joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in a ground-breaking not-for-profitpartnership aimed at tackling the pervasive issue of Illegal Wildlife Trade. By leveraging NCB’sindustry expertise in cargo screening, this collaboration takes a significant step forward in detectingmisdeclared and undeclared goods associated with the illegal wildlife trade. WWF considers container shipping as the […]


Beginning Friday, July 14th through Sunday, July 23rd, the 2023 Beaufort Water Festival will be taking place on the Beaufort River in Beaufort, South Carolina. A variety of on-water and shoreside events will be held at the Waterfront Front. Please see the display below for times and locations. Marine Safety Information Bulletin These events will […]

Propeller Club announces BBQ/Cornhole Tournament

The Propeller Club is excited about its 2023 BBQ/Cornhole tournament on Wednesday, July 19th, at the Cooper River Room at Waterfront Park in Mt. Pleasant.  The event will be from 6-9 PM, and the bar will be open from 5:30-8:30 PM.  This event costs $40 for members and $50 for guests.  You can register and […]

Gangway Goodies Drive benefits Charleston Port & Seafarers’ Society (CPSS)

The Maritime Association is hosting a Gangway Goodies Drive to support our friends at the Charleston Port & Seafarers’ Society (CPSS). We will be collecting items now through Oktoberfest. You can order items via Amazon or bring the items with you to Oktoberfest. We will present the items to the CPSS during the Oktoberfest event. MOST NEEDED […]

Meet CAPT Eric Jones: Commanding Officer Base Charleston

Captain (CAPT) Eric Jones assumed the duties as Commanding Officer Base Charleston in June2023 where he serves as the mission support touch point for all Coast Guard Operations throughoutnorthern Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Base Charleston serves as the host command tonumerous tenants and its sub-units and provides geographically distributed depot-level maintenancefunctions in Naval Engineering […]

Maritime Association Announces Raffle for Free Cruise Benefiting Scholarships

The Maritime Association of SC in partnership with MSC, one of the world’s leading cruise lines, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for travel while contributing to a noble cause. The Maritime Association is organizing a raffle where participants have a chance to win a free cruise onboard one of MSC’s luxury ships while […]

Workforce Development Continues to be the Focus of the Maritime Association

The Vice Chairman of the Maritime Association, Greg Heard, delivered during two back-to-back sessions at the SC Department of Education’s 34th Annual Education + Business Summit, the premier and largest Career and Technical Education (CTE) conference in the state in June. Conference attendance reached nearly 1,300 school educators and staff. Greg, COO of MainOcean, provided […]