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"Standing by to assist" families of the SS El Faro
SCI chaplain the Rev. Kempton D. Baldridge reflects on his time at the hearings into the loss of the SS EL FARO More...
  • February 6, 2017 SCI's CME becomes first marine training center in the US to receive ISO 9001 certification The Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Center for Maritime Education (CME) recently passed rigorous third-party audits at its facilities in Houston, T More...
  • January 31, 2017 U.S. Immigration Policy's Impact on Seafarers: A Brief History An historical perspective on the impact of U.S. immigration policy on international seafarers More...

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  • Report from second International Maritime Health Seminar – Panama City September 20, 2016 SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on the recent presentations given by SCI representatives at the International Maritime Health Seminar in Panama City, Sept 2016. More...
  • Nation appointed to USCG Advisory Position September 1, 2016 SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. More...
  • River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in East Africa August 29, 2016 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...
  • Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016 SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports. More...
  • Recognizing a Hero at Sea July 7, 2016 Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights and President of the Life Saving Benevolent Association, awarded an LSBA medal of honor to Mr. Anthony Pozun, acknowledging his bravery during a 2015 water rescue. More...
  • 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...