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River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in the Middle East
Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy. More...
  • August 10, 2016 Shore Leave Survey 2016 SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports. More...
  • July 7, 2016 Recognizing a Hero at Sea Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights and President of the Life Saving Benevolent Association, awarded an LSBA medal... More...

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  • Silver Bell Awards Honor Leadership, Courage June 15, 2016 Celebrating the maritime connection essential to modern-day life, SCI’s annual awards ceremony lauded the contributions made by persons who strengthen the bonds of community and camaraderie. More...
  • SCI hosts LEGO Ship Exhibit May 19, 2016 by Stephen Lyman, Director, Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center More...
  • IMO Sec-Gen Visits SCI’s Port Newark Center May 4, 2016 Head of global maritime standard-setting authority visits SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark. More...
  • Stevenson Contributes to Law Textbook May 2, 2016 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights joins legal authorities from around the world in new publication of book of shipping law. More...
  • International Summit on Pan-African Piracy March 4, 2016 SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting. More...
  • Stevenson Advocates for Mariners at ILO Meetings February 17, 2016 Seafarer welfare organizations address standards and issues affecting seafarers worldwide. More...
  • Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) February 16, 2016 Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) More...