Maritime Education

On December 10, 2014, SCI launched a major initiative to transform training for America’s inland mariners at its Center for Maritime Education in More...
  • 2014 River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime “Family” December 18, 2014 At an annual awards luncheon in Paducah, KY, the Seamen’s Church Institute recognized two inland maritime industry leaders. More...
  • ISOA Award Recognizes SCI’s Offshore Outreach July 1, 2014 The International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA) has made an award to support maritime industry workers served by the Seamen’s Church Institute. More...

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15 Years Training in Paducah June 5, 2012

On June 9, SCI marks 15 years training professional mariners at its Paducah, KY Center for Maritime Education. Computer simulators at the facility place students in a virtual pilothouse amid high-... More...

SCI Announces E-Learning Partnership May 14, 2012

SCI augments its high-quality training for professionals in the maritime industry with e-learning opportunities available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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SCI’s "Flying Bridge" March 19, 2012

by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist Maritime Education During Word War II Here in the archives, the latest “project in progress” consists of a series of oral history interviews with veterans of the... More...

SCI Joins Houston MARE Forum November 28, 2011

Maritime industry officials met in Houston, TX for the Sixth MARE Forum USA. SCI chaplains Michael Nation (L) and Winston Rice (R) attended the conference along with SCI Board member RADM Robert... More...

Maritime Ed Luncheon Raises $80K October 21, 2011

Supporters contributed nearly $80K toward a Houston luncheon underwriting continuing maritime education courses offered at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education.

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Shank Joins SCI’s Maritime Education Team August 23, 2011

At SCI’s Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX, newly hired instructor Captain Christine Shank joins forces with professional mariners in the classroom to share experiences. Shank, along... More...

New Center for Maritime Education Director April 27, 2011

This month, Captain Stephen Polk steps up to become SCI’s new Director of Maritime Education, supervising the training of over 1,500 professional mariners at SCI’s Centers in Paducah, KY and... More...