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.

SOCP is a qualified IRC Section 501(c)6 – business trade group nonprofit organization. Dues payments are considered a business expense by the IRS. 

 Catalyst for Change 

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

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                      2018    2019  2020
  SOCP Newsletter 2018_11      SOCP Newsletter 2019_02     SOCP Newsletter 2020_01  
  SOCP Newsletter 2018_12       SOCP Newsletter 2019_03   SOCP Newsletter 2020_02
        SOCP Newsletter 2019_04  SOCP Newsletter 2020_03
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_05  SOCP Newsletter 2020_04
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_06  SOCP Newsletter 2020_05
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_07  SOCP Newsletter 2020_06
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_08  SOCP Newsletter 2020_07
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_09  SOCP Newsletter 2020_08
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_10  SOCP Newsletter 2020_09
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_11  SOCP Newsletter 2020_10 
      SOCP Newsletter 2019_12