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SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education prepares for upgrades to provide innovative educational opportunities for professional mariners. 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...
  • Maritime Ministries Collaborate to Assist Crew in Need December 10, 2013 This past Thanksgiving, SCI collaborated with a chaplain at a mariners’ welfare agency in Galveston, TX to help a crew facing violations of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. More...

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Maritime Ed Luncheon Raises $80K October 21, 2011

Supporters contributed nearly $80K toward a Houston luncheon underwriting continuing maritime education courses offered at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education.

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Shank Joins SCI’s Maritime Education Team August 23, 2011

At SCI’s Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX, newly hired instructor Captain Christine Shank joins forces with professional mariners in the classroom to share experiences. Shank, along... 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...

Sale Closes on Water Street Building February 2, 2011

Yesterday, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) sold its 241 Water Street facility to the Blue Man Creativity Center School.

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Luncheon Marks Opening, Signals Strength October 29, 2010

SCI’s annual Houston, TX benefit luncheon gathered industry leaders from across sectors in support of the Institute’s training programs for mariners, which now incorporate new state-of-the-art... More...

“Life Beyond the Crisis” Roundtable October 22, 2010

At SCI’s most recent roundtable in Houston, TX, stakeholders discussed the regulatory and commercial changes likely to result from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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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...