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International Summit on Pan-African Piracy
SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting. More...
  • February 17, 2016 Stevenson Advocates for Mariners at ILO Meetings Seafarer welfare organizations address standards and issues affecting seafarers worldwide. More...
  • February 16, 2016 Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003... More...

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  • 2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2015 A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports. More...
  • 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...