Piracy Study

SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting. More...
  • Piracy in West Africa October 7, 2014 Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across More...
  • Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past September 16, 2014 Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and More...

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CMA 2011 Expert Panel Discussion on Piracy March 31, 2011

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SCI Attends UN Contact Group Meeting November 17, 2010

Earlier this month, Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, shared SCI’s piracy study with a working group on piracy at the United Nations... More...

Forum Confirms Importance of Guidelines September 28, 2010

Earlier this month, Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Center for Seafarers’ Rights, shared research and Guidelines emerging from the Institute’s study of the... More...

SCI Publishes Vetted Piracy Guidelines September 16, 2010

Incorporating clinical research and industry feedback, SCI announces the update of its Guidelines for Post-Piracy Care for Seafarers, outlining care strategies for those affected by piracy.

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SCI in the Outback July 27, 2010

Dr. Michael Stuart Garfinkle, SCI’s Clinical Researcher, participated in the 2010 Asian Psychological Association (APsyA) Conference in Darwin, Australia where scholars exchanged ideas in... More...

Development Work Supports Frontlines July 27, 2010

Members of SCI’s Development Team Denise LiGreci and Oliver Brewer work to support various programs for mariners at the Institute.

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UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2010 June 30, 2010

Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Delivered June 18, 2010 Douglas B. Stevenson Director, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute... More...