Port Newark

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...
  • Sermons to Sea-Land September 8, 2013 Kings Point American Merchant Marine Museum Exhibition: “Sermons to Sea-Land: The Seamen’s Church Institute and the History of Maritime New York” More...

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The Great Republic & Half Moon June 6, 2011

by Jonathan Thayer, Associate Archivist Great Republic SCI’s largest ship model at Port Newark is of the mighty clipper ship Great Republic. Designed by renowned shipbuilder Donald McKay, the... 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...

Grand Reopening Dedicates, Showcases May 19, 2011

The Rev. Jean R. Smith, D.D., former Executive Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute, looks amazed touring the Institute’s newly reopened seafarers’ center in Port Newark. Smith, along with... More...

World War II Artifacts at Port Newark May 18, 2011

by Jonathan Thayer, Associate Archivist SS NORMANDIE BELL Situated in the entrance of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) newly renovated International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark, the... More...

Seafarers’ Center Grand Reopening April 28, 2011

On Tuesday, May 17, SCI celebrates the Grand Reopening of its Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, rededicating the immense, newly renovated facility, which offers essential services to... More...

The Mysterious Tale of the Sir Galahad Figurehead April 27, 2011

Do You Recognize this Man?by Johnathan Thayer, Associate Archivist Over the next month, join me as we explore the stories behind some of the artwork and artifacts from SCI’s collection. Sir... More...

SCI Director Bikes for Fitness in the Port April 19, 2011

SCI’s President & Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, hits the pavement on Sunday, May 1, to take part in the 42-mile TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour, seeking financial sponsorship for... More...