WAVES

Welcome to WAVES, our online community 

Our Worldwide Association Virtual Engagement System, or WAVES, is one of the member benefits of the International Propeller Club of the United States. With message forums, blogs, and shared documents, it can connect you to thousands of your peers in the maritime industry in order to seek advice, ask questions, offer expertise, share resources, and build a support system.

Every member is subscribed to our Open Forum, and you are welcome to post here on any topic related to the Club or the maritime community, subject to the Code of Conduct linked above. In the future, we look forward to launching additional communities based on topics of interest or for members of certain groups: Port leaders, Student Ports, international board members, etc.

You have initially been subscribed to the Daily Digest, meaning you'll get one email each day containing all of the previous day's posts. If you'd like to change how you hear from us, log in and go to your profile to make those changes. If you have any questions, please contact information@propellerclub.us

If you are unsure how to log in or register yourself for the WAVES Community, please click here for instructions. 


Getting Started
To access the community:  Click on the blue “Sign In” box on the top right corner of every page on our website, www.propellerclub.us.
The system will ask for your username and password. Your username is the email address we have in our database for you; click "Forgot my password” to go through an automated process to choose a memorable password.

Upon signing in the first time, you’ll be asked to review your profile. This is the data in the system about each member; however, there may be blanks or placeholder data to be corrected. You can submit updates via the report form on our homepage.  

Communities
Every member is subscribed to our open forum, called "A worldwide virtual maritime community". Almost any Club or maritime topic is appropriate here, and as participation increases, additional communities will be added, based on interest in specific topics or for members of certain groups: Port leaders, international committees, etc. 

We hope you’ll plan to participate as a way to strengthen our Propeller Club network: hear suggestions from other Ports, share your successes, and develop new industry contacts. WAVES depends on member participation to be successful. While Club staff will be active in WAVES, many questions will be better answered by other members, from their own experiences.

Updates
You have initially been subscribed to the Daily Digest, meaning you'll get one email each day containing all of the previous day's posts. If you'd like to change how you hear from us, follow the instructions to log in and go to your profile to make those changes. Please don't use the unsubscribe option, as that will mean that you will receive no future mailings of any kind from us, including newsletters and information about the annual international convention.  

Please do not hesitate to ask any questions or offer suggestions.  

Latest Discussions

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    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: Open Forum

    Very well done much appreciated! ------Original Message------ Excellent summary of cabotage laws. Thanks ------------------------------ KENNETH WHEELER PADUCAH ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Excellent summary of cabotage laws. Thanks ------------------------------ KENNETH WHEELER PADUCAH ------------------------------

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