Law & Advocacy

SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports. More...
  • Recognizing a Hero at Sea July 7, 2016 Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights and President of the Life Saving Benevolent Association, awarded an LSBA medal of honor to Mr. Anthony Pozun, acknowledging his More...
  • IMO Sec-Gen Visits SCI’s Port Newark Center May 4, 2016 Head of global maritime standard-setting authority visits SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark. More...

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Stevenson Contributes to Law Textbook May 2, 2016

The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights joins legal authorities from around the world in new publication of book of shipping law.

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International Summit on Pan-African Piracy March 4, 2016

SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting.

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Stevenson Advocates for Mariners at ILO Meetings February 17, 2016

Seafarer welfare organizations address standards and issues affecting seafarers worldwide.

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Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) February 16, 2016

Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

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Maltese Lectures Prepare Maritime Lawyers February 4, 2016

SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Director shares knowledge and expertise with specialist students training in international maritime law.

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2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2015

A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports.

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Advocating for Seafarers’ Health June 1, 2015

A new Seafarer Wellness Program, made possible by a grant from the New York Community Trust, continues the Institute’s efforts of providing seafarers with exceptional support services in port.

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