Welcome. The Savannah maritime community is a diverse and active group of shippers, shipping lines, surveyors, agents, insurers, tug and barge operators, port facilities, pilots, bankers, educators, lawyers, warehouse operators, and all the associations that contribute to the operations of the port and its efficiency, safety, and security.

The Propeller Club of the United States is a non-profit organization whose members represent every aspect of the maritime industry and reside throughout the United States and overseas. The Club is dedicated to the enhancement and well-being of all interests of the maritime community both on a national and international basis. 

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Welcome New Members

Judd H. Bare, Georgia Ports Authority
Allen Akins,
Hancock Askew & Co., LLP
Robert F. Kearns,
Coolmore Fluid Systems
Dirk Kolby Resler
,  Savannah Pilots Association

Will O’Shaughnessey,  Georgia Ports Authority

Alma Rodriquez, Georgia Ports Authority


2019 Maritime Person of the Year
Nathan Deal
Governor of Georgia, 2011-2019

2019 Propeller Club Member of the Year
Chaplain Andy Krey
Maritime Bethel

Local Events


Thursday, October 10th - Members Meeting at The Pirates' House
October 15-17 - Sailing Into the Future, 93rd Annual International Propeller Club Convention and Conference
Thursday, October 17th - Board Meeting
Friday, October 25th - 2019 Maritime Community Charity Golf Tournament
To Register CLICK HERE

The Propeller Club of Savannah 

Thursday, November 14th - Members Meeting at The Pirates' House
Thursday, November 21st - Board Meeting

Thursday, December 19th - Board Meeting

All Board Meetings and Membership Meetings are held at the Pirates House unless specifically noted.


Friday, January 17th 6 p.m. Oyster Roast at the Savannah Yacht Club



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Latest News

  • 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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