Health & Wellness

This past Thanksgiving, SCI collaborated with a chaplain at a mariners’ welfare agency in Galveston, TX to help a crew facing violations of the More...
  • SCI Gains and Shares Insights on Maritime Industry Issues September 12, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights met with international maritime trade professionals in Denmark last month to share experiences of health and wellness, among other issues, with More...
  • Fostering Seafarers’ Resilience to Pirate Attacks February 19, 2013 SCI’s Clinical Researcher discusses how seafarers respond to the experience of a pirate attack, examining how resilience may ameliorate long-term effects of trauma. More...

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A Test of Endurance Inspired by Mariners February 4, 2013

Registration opens for the September SCI Mountain Challenge, a first-of-its-kind event in the United States for the maritime industry.

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Report Sheds Light on Seafarers Affected by Piracy October 3, 2012

SCI publishes first report from its clinical study to help the maritime industry examine the impact of piracy on seafarers.

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Fulfilling Maritime Convention’s Promise August 22, 2012

The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights weighs in on the importance of the the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, set to come into force in a year’s time. Stevenson calls it “the most... More...

Encouraging Trends Against Somali Piracy July 30, 2012

SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Benjamin S. Clark reports from a meeting last week of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at the United Nations during which those... More...

SCI's Health & Wellness Clinics February 1, 2012

by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist The post-WWI shipping slump of the 1920s meant more sailors out of work and “on the beach,” a problem that only got worse with the 1929 stock market crash and the... More...

Medico Rooftop Radio Doctor’s Office January 4, 2012

by Jenny Frémont, Archives Fellow, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies MAN PUT HIS TONGUE AGAINST REFRIGERATOR PIPE AND GOT IT FROZEN; HAVE THAWED IT OUT AND IT IS... More...

SCI Addresses Symposium on Maritime Health September 14, 2011

SCI’s President and Executive Director presented version 3.0 of the Institute’s Guidelines for Post-Piracy Care for Seafarers to an international conference of personnel involved in maritime... More...