Pastoral Care

These days not many people can access the secure areas of maritime workplaces, but few places prove more difficult to get to than deepwater offshore More...
  • Discovering a Complex World August 8, 2014 Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Mark Vessio writes how his experience at SCI helped him see firsthand how the law affects various sectors of the maritime industry. 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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Recovering in the Port November 5, 2012

Despite a waterlogged seafarers’ center, the Seamen’s Church Institute continues steadfast in its mission to help seafarers, greeting vessels returning to the East Coast’s largest port after... More...

Agencies Work Together for Seafarers’ Welfare in Taiwan October 10, 2012

Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Douglas B. Stevenson recently traveled to Taiwan, home to one of the world’s top export-driven economies.

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Supporters Cruise San Francisco Harbor October 9, 2012

Increasing support for SCI’s ecumenical partnership of maritime ministry in the Bay Area raised nearly $20,000 during an October evening cruise of the port.

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SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012

In this third digital exhibit, SCI’s Archivist explores the valuable role of merchant mariners during the last three years of World War II.

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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...

2012 Survey Reveals Limited Access to Shore July 18, 2012

Reports from SCI’s 2012 Shore Leave Survey show a continued need for convenient seafarers’ access to shore leave.

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SCI and the Merchant Marine during WWII, Part One: 1939-1941 July 6, 2012

United States merchant mariners played a crucial role in securing victory for the Allied forces during the Second World War. SCI’s archival records bear witness to their valuable contribution and... More...