What is SOCP?

SOCP is a non-profit organization of maritime industry professionals to promote beneficial innovations in ship and other maritime operations through the identification, development, and application of new methods, tools, and technologies.

SOCP’s overall objective is to improve the safety, productivity, efficiency, security, and environmental performance of U.S. vessel operations.

Any organization with U.S. interests that support vessel operations is eligible to participate in the cooperative program.


 Catalyst for Change 

"Serving the Needs of Vessel Operations through Collaboration & Innovation"  

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