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SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation More...
  • West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa. More...
  • ICMA Regional Conference in Odessa April 15, 2013 At a regional conference earlier this month in Odessa, Ukraine, SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson advised port chaplains from various Christian maritime ministries on issues impacting their ability to serve More...

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Caring for the Victims of Piracy April 16, 2009

In response to recent, high-profile incidents of piracy off the coast of the East African nation of Somalia, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI), an ecumenical agency affiliated with the Episcopal... More...

FAQs about Piracy and SCI's response April 16, 2009

Responding to Piracy Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers’ RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute

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Attorney Speaks at Maritime Security Conference November 22, 2008

SCI Staff Attorney Deborah Blanchard recently presented a paper at the World Maritime University (WMU) International Symposium on “Selected Issues In Maritime Security” in Malmö, Sweden. Organized... More...

WMU Symposium 2008, Malmo, Sweden November 11, 2008

Deborah G Blanchard, Staff AttorneyThe Seamen’s Church Institute World Maritime University SymposiumMalmö, Sweden  INTRODUCTION Good morning, and thank you for that kind introduction. I am honored... More...

SCI Responds to Abandoned Seafarers September 24, 2008

SCI has been concerned with the problem of abandoned crews for several years.  On May 8, 1998, SCI sponsored a roundtable group devoted to addressing the problem of repatriating abandoned crews. ... More...