Piracy

In a cruel twist of events, the captain of a once hijacked vessel off the coast of Somalia now stands imprisoned with another ship’s crew that sought More...
  • West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa. 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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Piracy Study Report Presented in London September 25, 2012

A report from SCI’s clinical study of the effects of piracy on seafarers includes a summary of major findings from 154 seafarer interviews.

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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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Encouraging Trends Against Somali Piracy July 30, 2012

SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Benjamin S. Clark reports from a meeting last week of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at the United Nations during which those... More...

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...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2012 June 11, 2012

MEETING OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA 11 JUNE 2012 Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers’ RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Thank you... 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...