Piracy

Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats 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...
  • 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...

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SCI meets with EU NAVFOR Leaders August 30, 2011

SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson sat down recently with members of EU NAVFOR, the organization responsible for coordinating an international military operation off the coast of Somalia to help deter,... More...

SCI Releases Post-Piracy Care Guidelines 3.0 August 22, 2011

Yesterday, SCI’s President & Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider gave a plenary presentation at ICMA’s World Conference in Hamburg, Germany, launching version 3.0 of Post-Piracy Care... More...

UN Contact Group Reveals Development August 15, 2011

The UN Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia met during July to look at further ways to tackle piracy affecting seafarers traveling through the Gulf of Aden. SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson... More...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2011 June 21, 2011

 MEETING OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA 17 JUNE 2011  Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Mr.... More...

A Meeting with M/V Good Pride May 27, 2011

As part of SCI’s Piracy Study, a team from the Center for Seafarers’ Rights visited the crew and captain of a ship that recently transited the Gulf of Aden. Seafarers shared their experiences and... More...

CMA 2011 Expert Panel Discussion on Piracy March 31, 2011

  Piracy - The Scourge Worsens (Doug Stevenson, Adm. Kevin Cook and Roberto Giorgi) from MTI Network on Vimeo. (Part 1) An expert panel discussion at the Connecticut Maritime Association Shipping... More...

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...