Maritime Education

SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education prepares for upgrades to provide innovative educational opportunities for professional mariners. More...
  • An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015 Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI More...
  • The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015 Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28. More...

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New Navigation System Adds to SCI’s Simulators August 10, 2012

Rose Point Navigation Systems outfits computer simulators used in training mariners at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education with the company’s popular ECS software, a computer-based navigation... More...

SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Two: 1942 August 2, 2012

When the United States entered World War II, the nation drew on many resources for the war effort, including the Seamen’s Church Institute, which provided aid to seafarers in the merchant marine... More...

A New Place on the Web July 23, 2012

SCI’s new responsive website provides users with “one-stop shopping” for information from North America’s largest mariners’ service agency. Online visitors receive a glimpse into the extraordinary... More...

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...