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Giving Back to Fellow Seafarers
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...
  • March 12, 2015 Chaplains Hone Emergency Response Skills SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about the course he and five other chaplains recently completed for pastoral crisis interventions. More...
  • March 9, 2015 SCI Mountain Challenge 2015 SCI announces the opening of registration for its outdoor adventure race this fall: a test of endurance inspired by mariners. More...

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  • Silver Bell Awards Look to the Future June 11, 2014 SCI’s annual awards dinner paid tribute to two significant figures in the maritime industry and heralded a transformational fundraising campaign. More...
  • 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...