Int’l Seafarers

SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port. More...
  • Twenty-Four Hours on the Charles W. Morgan: Thoughts on the Maritime History of the Oil Industry July 30, 2015 SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer reflects on his experience last summer on board the Charles W. Morgan, a restored 19th-century whaling ship. More...
  • 2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2015 A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports. More...

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The Case of the MV Dubai Valour January 10, 2014

During the fall of 2013, processing archival records of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, Archives Intern Julie Zimmerman came across the Dubai Valour case—one of many instances in the Institute... More...

Maritime Ministries Collaborate to Assist Crew in Need December 10, 2013

This past Thanksgiving, SCI collaborated with a chaplain at a mariners’ welfare agency in Galveston, TX to help a crew facing violations of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

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Seafarers Imprisoned in India December 3, 2013

In a cruel twist of events, the captain of a once hijacked vessel off the coast of Somalia now stands imprisoned with another ship’s crew that sought to help seafarers in pirate-infested waters.... More...

Tweets for Seafarers Vis-à-vis U.S. Environmental Laws November 25, 2013

Staff Attorney Lydia Sharp-White describes using social media to communicate with industry members regarding important information about the maritime environment and its protection.

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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.

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Seafarer Stories Following Typhoon November 15, 2013

SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port.

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A Message for Filipino Seafarers November 12, 2013

Filipino seafarers far from the recent events in their homeland need the support of people all over the world. SCI’s President & Executive Director has a message: we’re here for you.

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