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Shore Leave Survey 2017
SCI's sixteenth annual Shore Leave Survey provides insight into the experience of merchant seafarers arriving into US ports More...
  • July 18, 2017 The Seamen’s Church Institute delivers Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training SCI leads its first suicide intervention workshop More...
  • June 23, 2017 Silver Bell Maritime Forum The 17th Annual Silver Bell Maritime Forum took place on June 8th, 2017. Speakers included ADM Charles Michel (Vice Commandant, USCG), Angela Chao (... More...

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  • Remembering Chairman Emeritus George Benjamin September 26, 2016 A celebration of the life and contribution of George Benjamin, Chairman Emeritus of the Seamen's Church Institute, by the Rev. David M. Rider, Executive Director and President of SCI. More...
  • 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...