Health & Wellness

SCI announces the opening of registration for its outdoor adventure race this fall: a test of endurance inspired by mariners. More...
  • Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past September 16, 2014 Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and More...
  • 2014 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2014 With MLC, 2006 in force, one might hope to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by SCI shows that not only are shipowners failing to pay for crewmember More...

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SCI's Health & Wellness Clinics February 1, 2012

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Medico Rooftop Radio Doctor’s Office January 4, 2012

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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...

SCI Director Bikes for Fitness in the Port April 19, 2011

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SCI's Mariner Wellness Center August 12, 2008

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