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Counter-Piracy Week in Dubai
For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • October 27, 2014 SCI Chaplains Gain Access to Deepwater Oilrigs These days not many people can access the secure areas of maritime workplaces, but few places prove more difficult to get to than deepwater offshore... More...
  • October 7, 2014 Piracy in West Africa Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats... More...

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  • New Guidelines Help Seafarers Applying for US Visas June 2, 2014 Seafarers’ most frequently asked questions have to do with shore leave in the United States; consequently, the Seamen’s Church Institute has developed online guides to help foreign seafarers navigate the processes required by current US law. More...
  • MLC Amendments to Protect Seafarers April 28, 2014 SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation safeguarding seafarers from abandonment and other vulnerabilities. More...
  • SCI Announces Silver Bell Honorees April 1, 2014 SCI announces the recipients of awards it will confer at its 37th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner in New York City on Thursday, June 5, 2014. More...
  • UK Conference on the Health and Welfare of Seafarers February 14, 2014 What role does the past play in providing services to benefit the world’s mariners today? SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer made the connection at a conference on seafarers’ welfare in Hull, England earlier this month. More...
  • The Future of Simulation Technology in Paducah February 11, 2014 SCI begins a massive rebuild of its Paducah, KY simulators used to train mariners for safety on the water. More...
  • Success Story of New Houston Simulator January 29, 2014 What does a new year of training look like at SCI? With a new simulator in full operation, SCI helps individual mariners complete assessments previously only available in large class settings or in the real world when exact conditions could be met More...
  • Looking Back on 2013 December 30, 2013 See 2013 in photos online and read about the top stories from SCI’s service to mariners throughout the year. More...