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New Director for Port Newark Center
SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port. More...
  • July 28, 2015 2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports. More...
  • June 15, 2015 Silver Bell Awards 2015 A shared passion and concern brought together a diverse group of people from several segments of the maritime industry to celebrate the milestone... More...

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  • Maritime Ministries Collaborate to Assist Crew in Need December 10, 2013 This past Thanksgiving, SCI collaborated with a chaplain at a mariners’ welfare agency in Galveston, TX to help a crew facing violations of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. More...
  • 2013 River Bell Awards December 6, 2013 At a December 12 event, SCI credits the contributions made by Rick Calhoun, Captain Clarke “Doc” Hawley and the crew of the M/V Richard A. Baker to the estimable strength of America’s inland waterways. More...
  • Seafarers Imprisoned in India December 3, 2013 In a cruel twist of events, the captain of a once hijacked vessel off the coast of Somalia now stands imprisoned with another ship’s crew that sought to help seafarers in pirate-infested waters. More...
  • Tweets for Seafarers Vis-à-vis U.S. Environmental Laws November 25, 2013 Staff Attorney Lydia Sharp-White describes using social media to communicate with industry members regarding important information about the maritime environment and its protection. More...
  • West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa. More...
  • Getting to Zero Incidents November 19, 2013 SCI recently convened a multi-party maritime industry panel to examine the safety of vessel operations on the water. More...
  • Seafarer Stories Following Typhoon November 15, 2013 SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port. More...