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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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  • Advocating for Seafarers’ Health June 1, 2015 A new Seafarer Wellness Program, made possible by a grant from the New York Community Trust, continues the Institute’s efforts of providing seafarers with exceptional support services in port. More...
  • Stevenson Honored by AMC May 11, 2015 American Maritime Cases pays homage to Douglas B. Stevenson, the Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights. More...
  • The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015 Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28. More...
  • Giving Back to Fellow Seafarers April 20, 2015 The Director of SCI’s International Maritime Center—herself a former a seafarer—shares why she happily “returns the favor” to thousands of seafarers calling at ports in the Bay Area of California. More...
  • Chaplains Hone Emergency Response Skills March 12, 2015 SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about the course he and five other chaplains recently completed for pastoral crisis interventions. More...
  • SCI Mountain Challenge 2015 March 9, 2015 SCI announces the opening of registration for its outdoor adventure race this fall: a test of endurance inspired by mariners. More...
  • Inspiring Environmental Stewards January 27, 2015 SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson has travelled the United States, building up a pool of port chaplains who can help seafarers understand US environmental laws. More...