Int’l Seafarers

SCI President and Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, recently traveled to Jacksonville for the dedication of a new memorial to those lost More...
  • River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in East Africa August 29, 2016 Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy. More...
  • Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016 SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports. More...

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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...

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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