Gulf & Coastal Mariners

SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer examines a gap in historical records hindering the struggle of WWII coastwise mariners and one man’s attempt to bridge More...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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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... More...

ISOA Award Recognizes SCI’s Offshore Outreach July 1, 2014

The International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA) has made an award to support maritime industry workers served by the Seamen’s Church Institute.

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New York’s “Sludge Boats” March 17, 2014

SCI’s Johnathan Thayer reveals how mariners help keep New York sludge free. He talks with veteran mariner George Ilse, who says eventually he got used to the unpleasant smell carting the city’s... More...

Success Story of New Houston Simulator January 29, 2014

What does a new year of training look like at SCI? With a new simulator in full operation, SCI helps individual mariners complete assessments previously only available in large class settings or... 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... More...

#WATCHthisCAP: Small Hats Making a BIG Difference October 16, 2013

Knit, Tag, Drop Off and Share Online: the instructions for SCI’s campaign to awaken the nation to the contributions of mariners.

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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... More...