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Bacharach Awarded Medal for Heroism
The Lifesaving Benevolent Association of New York lauded Mr. Elan Bacharach for his part in rescuing a man wounded near South Street Seaport. More...
  • August 19, 2015 New Director for Port Newark Center SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port. More...
  • July 28, 2015 2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports. More...

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  • Silver Bell Awards 2015 June 15, 2015 A shared passion and concern brought together a diverse group of people from several segments of the maritime industry to celebrate the milestone achievements of three careers and to raise funds to support mariners served by SCI. More...
  • Advocating for Seafarers’ Health June 1, 2015 A new Seafarer Wellness Program, made possible by a grant from the New York Community Trust, continues the Institute’s efforts of providing seafarers with exceptional support services in port. More...
  • Stevenson Honored by AMC May 11, 2015 American Maritime Cases pays homage to Douglas B. Stevenson, the Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights. More...
  • The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015 Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28. More...
  • Giving Back to Fellow Seafarers April 20, 2015 The Director of SCI’s International Maritime Center—herself a former a seafarer—shares why she happily “returns the favor” to thousands of seafarers calling at ports in the Bay Area of California. More...
  • Chaplains Hone Emergency Response Skills March 12, 2015 SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about the course he and five other chaplains recently completed for pastoral crisis interventions. More...
  • SCI Mountain Challenge 2015 March 9, 2015 SCI announces the opening of registration for its outdoor adventure race this fall: a test of endurance inspired by mariners. More...