Int’l Seafarers

A new Seafarer Wellness Program, made possible by a grant from the New York Community Trust, continues the Institute’s efforts of providing seafarers More...
  • An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015 Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI More...
  • Giving Back to Fellow Seafarers April 20, 2015 The Director of SCI’s International Maritime Center—herself a former a seafarer—shares why she happily “returns the favor” to thousands of seafarers calling at ports in the Bay Area of California. More...

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An “Archival Intervention” January 30, 2015

Archivist Johnathan Thayer told 2015 American Historical Association conference attendees about the importance of SCI’s Oral History Project.

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Inspiring Environmental Stewards January 27, 2015

SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson has travelled the United States, building up a pool of port chaplains who can help seafarers understand US environmental laws.

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Comments on USCG NPRM on Facility Access January 15, 2015

Comments on Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities: A Proposed Rule by the Coast Guard on 12/29/2014

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Report Sheds Light on Seafarers and SCI November 25, 2014

Reporter Julie Caine got answers to her questions about seafarers and their lives at SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland.

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Living History at Sea: Recording Oral Histories on the SS John W. Brown November 14, 2014

SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer found a living testament to the proud history and tradition of American merchant mariners who sailed during World War II.

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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.

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Piracy in West Africa October 7, 2014

Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across... More...