The Port Manatee Propeller Club, chartered by the Propeller Club of the United States, is dedicated to the enhancement and well being of all maritime community interests on a local, national and international basis. The club promotes the maritime industry through its many programs and by partnering with similar organizations. Its goal is to educate legislators and the public as to the importance and necessity of all waterborne commerce.

Since 2005, the Port Manatee Propeller Club has established itself with a solid membership serving Tampa Bay's maritime community.

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  • Posted in: Club Activities

    Please find a summary of PCNC activities for 2019. In January 2019, the Propeller Club of Northern California began 2019 working with the Seafarers International Union organizing food drives for needy U.S. Coast Guard families who could not buy food ...

  • Posted in: Ports

    The Committee on Marine Transportation System has issued their annual report detailing their accomplishments over the past year.  These include:   Recommendations on Marine Transportation Resiliency after the 2017 hurricane season. A report on ...

  • Posted in: Maritime Safety

    The British Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued their latest Safety Digest detailing lessons learned from their Marine Accident Reports.  These lessons cover merchant vessels, fishing vessels, and recreational vessels and include topics such ...

  • Posted in: Autonomous vessels

    Japanese shipping line has stated that they have conducted the world's first trial of an autonomous ship from Xinsha, China to Nagoya, Japan from September 14, - 20, 2019.  According to NYK the vessel operated the 70, 826 gross ton car carrier under IMO ...

  • September 26, 2019 is World Maritime Day.  This year's theme is "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community".  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) states that:  "This provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, ...

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