The Propeller Club of the United States chartered on November 7, 1927, is a non-profit organization, whose membership is representative of every aspect of the maritime industry and whose members reside throughout the United States and the world.

The Propeller Club of New Orleans is dedicated to the enhancement and well being of all interest of the maritime community on local, national, and international basis. It promotes private sector enterprises in ownership and operation of waterborne and inter-modal transportation systems, including associated industries, within the United States and between the United States and its trading partners.

Its membership is composed of a comprehensive representation of the marine industry core companies in the greater New Orleans area – from marine supply and marine surveyors to naval architects and marine engineers; from shipping companies to port administrators; from towing companies to chemical and petroleum companies. We hope that you enjoy learning about us and the Port of New Orleans.

The Propeller Club – Port of New Orleans is comprised of hundreds of individuals representing dozens of organizations in the New Orleans maritime community.

Student Port Program

Embark on an exhilarating journey with The Propeller Club Port of New Orleans’ Student Port program, a distinctive initiative crafted for college students eager to become the next generation of workforce and leaders in the business and industrial world. This program offers a unique window into the vital role of the American merchant marine, illuminating its importance in our nation’s economy.