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SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Director shares knowledge and expertise with specialist students training in international maritime law. More...
  • Counter-Piracy Week in Dubai November 13, 2014 For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • MLC Amendments to Protect Seafarers April 28, 2014 SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation safeguarding seafarers from abandonment and other More...

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UN Consultations on Countering Maritime Piracy December 3, 2009

UN Consultations on Strengthening Contribution of the United Nations in Countering Maritime Piracy Delivered December 1, 2009 Remarks by Douglas B. Stevenson, The Seamen’s Church Institute Thank... More...

Stevenson to Testify before House Subcommittee May 28, 2009

The United States House Foreign Affairs Oversight Subcommittee hears testimony on maritime piracy on May 28, 2009. SCI's Douglas B. Stevenson is on the panel of experts.

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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...