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


Hines Furlong Line will be sponsoring.

The March meeting will be sponsored by Hines Furlong Line and will be held on March 17th at noon at the Paducah Area Technical Center located at 2400 Adams Street.  Paducah Public Schools Superintendent Donald Shively will be giving us a walking tour of their Innovation Hub project with lunch following catered by the Artisan Kitchen.  The Innovation Hub will be focused on training High School students technical career skills, and it has been discussed that they are looking at the marine transportation industry as a possible area of study.

Anyone wearing a green article of clothing will be put in the drawing….$50 for woman and $50 for man in green.

RSVP's should be sent to agates@hfline.com by no later than March 13th.  

Board of Governors elections will be held in conjunction with lunch following the tour.



On May 16th join us for Maritime day
and see who is 2020 Maritime Person

2019 Maritime Person of the year

Matt Bevin, Kentucky Governor



Latest Discussions List

  • The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) received a briefing on proposed regulations by the government of Canada that could disproportionately affect U.S.-flag ships operating on the Great Lakes.  Under U.S. law, the FMC may investigate unfair or discriminatory ...

  • The European Commission has approved various state aid rules that Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland, and Sweden may use to promote registration (flagging) of ships in their countries.  The goal is to make these flag-states competitive in the international ...

  • Posted in: Maritime Security

    The Coast Guard has issued an interesting safety alert to help ensure that owners and bareboat charterers of towing vessels understand their responsibilities regarding the safety management system (SMS) for that vessel.  The bareboat charterer is now ...

  • Posted in: Club Activities

    For the eighth consecutive year, Propeller Club of Madrid carried out the organization of PROMart, a round table on port maritime logistics, which this time had the title: Sector concentration and consolidation: challenges of today and tomorrow. The ...

  • 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 ...

International Propeller Club Events

Latest News

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    In the January 2020 issue of the International Propeller Club Newsletter you will find information regarding: Background on the IPCUS Strategic Plan and the research that was done to develop the plan. A column on the purpose of the IPCUS – to support ...

  • Marine News Interview

    Posted in: Open Forum

    I agree that Niel's interview was excellent. Would it be possible for HQ to send a copy to all Port Presidents ? ------------------------------ KENNETH WHEELER RETIRED PADUCAH ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thanks John and very happy holidays to you and your family. Joan Joan M. Bondareff | BLANK ROME 1825 Eye Street NW | Washington, D.C. 20006 O: 202.772.5911 | F: 202.572.8358 | bondareff@blankrome.com ...