Piracy Study

Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go More...
  • A Word for Seafarers from Captain Phillips June 19, 2014 Trinity Wall Street has produced a video of Captain Richard Phillips who has some advice for seafarers affected by piracy. More...
  • Continued Efforts Countering Maritime Piracy September 30, 2013 “It was like a nightmare for us,” wife of former pirate hostage Captain Jawaid S. Khan told SCI’s President & Executive Director in an interview earlier this month. Ms. Jawaid and her family More...

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SCI Presents Piracy Study Findings in Cape Town August 7, 2012

Dr. Michael S. Garfinkle reports from an international conference in South Africa where he presented the major results of SCI’s study of the effects of piracy on seafarers.

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SCI Attends Dubai Counter-Piracy Conference July 3, 2012

Both public and private sector leaders met in Dubai last month for a conference on maritime piracy. SCI’s President & Executive Director contributed to a dialogue on extending support to... More...

SCI at Conference on Post Piracy Care April 17, 2012

Chaplains and port welfare workers recently gathered in Durban, South Africa for a conference on post-piracy care for seafarers. SCI’s Clinical Researcher and the Institute’s President &... More...

Presentation Addresses Seafarer Care March 6, 2012

Douglas B. Stevenson presented to the Working Group 3 of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia in Washington, DC last month, emphasizing the importance of caring for those impacted... More...

Seafarer Voices: Piracy on the High Seas February 21, 2012

Seafarers like this ship’s engineer describe life during and after pirate attacks in a compilation of video interviews seeking to give voice to those held captive by pirates.

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More Hands on Deck for Piracy Study December 16, 2011

Michael Stuart Garfinkle, PhD, Clinical Researcher for SCI’s Piracy Study, speaks confidentially with seafarers as part of the Institute’s leading investigation of piracy’s effect on seafarers.... 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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