Gulf & Coastal Mariners

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

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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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Gearing Up for the Future May 6, 2010

SCI signs the contract for the first phase of SCI’s Houston simulator upgrades with Kongsberg Maritime.

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SCI Ministries Work Together in Houston April 26, 2010

by the Rev. David M. Rider, President & Executive Director 

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New Chaplain Based in Port of Houston October 8, 2007

Mariners working from the Texas bayou to the Florida everglades to meet a new SCI chaplain  Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) welcomes Pamela Stephens as a new full-time chaplain based in the Port... More...