Port Newark

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 More...
  • Seafarer Stories Following Typhoon November 15, 2013 SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port. More...
  • A Message for Filipino Seafarers November 12, 2013 Filipino seafarers far from the recent events in their homeland need the support of people all over the world. SCI’s President & Executive Director has a message: we’re here for you. More...

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New Jersey Starbucks Tea Bottles Outfitted for Winter December 13, 2012

As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the work of international seafarers, SCI joins with New Jersey Starbucks stores to dress each of its Tazo Tea brand iced tea bottles with a wooly hat... More...

Chaplains Tell of After-Storm Care November 13, 2012

Last week, SCI chaplains in Port Newark met crews of ships entering the newly reopened port after Hurricane Sandy. Read and watch them recount their experiences in this report.

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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...

SCI Relocates New York City Headquarters June 22, 2012

SCI’s New York headquarters shifts locations in Lower Manhattan this week. Offices for the Executive Director, Development and Finance move to Trinity Place.

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A Mutual Walk of Discovery May 17, 2012

Port Chaplain Nick Parker from Vancouver, BC writes about his continuing education experience at the Seamen’s Church Institute seafarers’ center in Port Newark during the second week of May.

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Applauding the Work of Chaplain Jacques April 3, 2012

The Rev. Deacon Jacques Girard leaves his post at the Seamen’s Church Institute after 12 inspiring years of port ministry. On April 2, the Institute celebrated his contributions to the maritime... More...

SCI Loses Valued Volunteer November 18, 2011

The Rev. Deacon Tom Piccate, a stalwart fixture on Saturdays at SCI’s Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, passed away on Tuesday, November 15. For years, Tom faithfully served seafarers... More...