Int’l Seafarers

SCI chaplain the Rev. Kempton D. Baldridge reflects on his time at the hearings into the loss of the SS EL FARO More...
  • U.S. Immigration Policy's Impact on Seafarers: A Brief History January 31, 2017 An historical perspective on the impact of U.S. immigration policy on international seafarers More...
  • Wellness at Sea Conference, Singapore, January 2017 January 24, 2017 Douglas B. Stevenson Esq., Director of the Center for Seafarers’ Rights at the Seamen's Church Institute, reports on the Wellness at Sea Conference organized by the Sailors’ Society in Singapore, More...

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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...

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... More...

The Sinking of the SS Marine Electric September 8, 2014

Retired mariner Gene Kelly shares his harrowing story of surviving the sinking of one of maritime history’s most notorious ships.

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Discovering a Complex World August 8, 2014

Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Mark Vessio writes how his experience at SCI helped him see firsthand how the law affects various sectors of the maritime industry.

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