Welcome! The Paducah 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 membership 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. 


Upcoming Events

Maritime Day - May 18th 2019! ​​


2018 Port Person of the year
Mitzi Mason, Paducah Rigging

2018 Maritime Person of the year
Steve Southern, Ingram Barge


International Club News

  • 2019 Salute to Congress scheduled

    The International Propeller Club's 35th annual Salute to Congress event will take place on May 1, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia.  The Salute is the Club's opportunity to thank a Member of Congress for his or her support of the maritime industry.  Details ... more

International Propeller Club Events

Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thank you Joel for such a thorough description of the situation and ways that we can help, as well as including actions we can take to reinstate funding for NOAA personnel. All of these men and women provide services upon which we rely so heavily. It ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I am sure all members of the International Propeller Club are well aware of the government shutdown that is now approaching its fourth week. The shutdown requires that "essential personnel" report for work even though they will not be paid until a resolution ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thank you, Wendy and the Propeller Club of Portsmouth! Look on Waves today for a message from me about how individuals and Ports can help the government employees affected by the shutdown! Joel ------Original Message------ The Propeller ...