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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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  • Houston Gets Ready for New Simulator November 4, 2015 SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education prepares for upgrades to provide innovative educational opportunities for professional mariners. More...
  • Mariners’ Hope [UPDATED] October 8, 2015 This morning, the United States Coast Guard announced the suspension of its search for the missing crew from El Faro More...
  • Live Coverage of Maritime Adventure Race September 15, 2015 Website tracks real-time traffic on the mountains of western Maine, providing coverage of the race supporting North America’s largest mariners’ service agency. More...
  • Bacharach Awarded Medal for Heroism August 31, 2015 The Lifesaving Benevolent Association of New York lauded Mr. Elan Bacharach for his part in rescuing a man wounded near South Street Seaport. More...
  • New Director for Port Newark Center August 19, 2015 SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port. More...
  • 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...