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2014 River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime “Family”
At an annual awards luncheon in Paducah, KY, the Seamen’s Church Institute recognized two inland maritime industry leaders. More...
  • November 25, 2014 Report Sheds Light on Seafarers and SCI Reporter Julie Caine got answers to her questions about seafarers and their lives at SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland. More...
  • November 13, 2014 Counter-Piracy Week in Dubai For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...

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  • SCI Hosts Industry Conference on Safety September 13, 2013 This November, SCI invites leaders from maritime transportation companies, the petrochemical industry and government agencies to its Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX for a one-day professional forum on marine safety management. More...
  • SCI Gains and Shares Insights on Maritime Industry Issues September 12, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights met with international maritime trade professionals in Denmark last month to share experiences of health and wellness, among other issues, with those working toward the progress of the industry. More...
  • Maritime Labour Convention’s Big Day August 20, 2013 Tuesday, August 20 marks the coming into force of the historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, a milestone in maritime history. More...
  • Intern’s Encounter “More Than Imagined” August 6, 2013 Center for Seafarers’ Rights intern Ryann Hall reflects on a summer of assisting seafarers from around the world, witnessing firsthand how the law affects the maritime industry. More...
  • Grant Expands Oral History Project July 18, 2013 New funding helps broaden SCI’s American Merchant Marine veteran oral history project More...
  • Seafarers’ 2013 Restrictions to Shore Leave in the US July 16, 2013 A 2013 survey conducted by SCI reveals why some seafarers cannot access shore leave while in the United States. More...
  • SCI Participates in Course for Seafarers Facing Piracy July 9, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights shared information from SCI’s Piracy Study with participants in a course designed to help seafarers respond to and deal with crisis situations. More...