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Remembering Chairman Emeritus George Benjamin
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...
  • September 20, 2016 Report from second International Maritime Health Seminar – Panama City SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on the recent presentations given by SCI representatives at the International Maritime... More...
  • September 1, 2016 Nation appointed to USCG Advisory Position SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. More...

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  • 2014 River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime “Family” December 18, 2014 At an annual awards luncheon in Paducah, KY, the Seamen’s Church Institute recognized two inland maritime industry leaders. More...
  • Report Sheds Light on Seafarers and SCI November 25, 2014 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...
  • Counter-Piracy Week in Dubai November 13, 2014 For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • SCI Chaplains Gain Access to Deepwater Oilrigs October 27, 2014 These days not many people can access the secure areas of maritime workplaces, but few places prove more difficult to get to than deepwater offshore oil and gas exploration and production facilities. After months of screening and training, SCI More...
  • Piracy in West Africa October 7, 2014 Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across governments and industry. More...
  • Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past September 16, 2014 Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and dry after release—ignored and uncompensated. More...
  • Discovering a Complex World August 8, 2014 Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Mark Vessio writes how his experience at SCI helped him see firsthand how the law affects various sectors of the maritime industry. More...