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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A New Floating Chapel: SCI’s CHAPLAINSBLOG October 5, 2011

SCI’s floating chapel, dating from 1844, provided seafarers a customized place for spiritual comfort in the hectic goings on of daily life at sea. Today, SCI launches CHAPLAINSBLOG, a new “virtual... More...

Chaplains Report on Flooding May 16, 2011

Flooding on the American inland waterways has greatly impacted maritime transportation. As mariners continue to move up and down the river, so do chaplains for SCI’s Ministry on the River to reach... More...

New Center for Maritime Education Director April 27, 2011

This month, Captain Stephen Polk steps up to become SCI’s new Director of Maritime Education, supervising the training of over 1,500 professional mariners at SCI’s Centers in Paducah, KY and... More...

SCI Launches "I am ..." April 21, 2011

SCI has lined up five striking faces from the industry and paired them with provocative taglines demonstrating the all-important work of the mariner. Materials point toward a new URL on SCI's... More...

SCI Expands Pastoral Ministry March 29, 2011

Next month, the Rev. Winston Rice gets underway as the newest chaplain in the Seamen's Church Institute's ministry. Rice's responsibilities revolve around the offshore exploration and production... More...

Overhaul Energizes Houston Center October 4, 2010

Later this month, SCI unveils extensive upgrades to its Houston Center for Maritime Education, including those to the training facility’s computer simulators. In the renovated Center, SCI hosts... More...

Now Broadcasting: SCI-TV June 10, 2010

SCI-TV, a video blog hosted on the social networking site Vimeo, sheds light on the work of the Seamen's Church Institute and the maritime workforce it serves.

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