Port Newark

Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic More...
  • Discovering a Complex World August 8, 2014 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 maritime industry. 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...

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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...

BMA Official Examines Port Newark Ministry March 15, 2011

Christine A. Scavella, Consul/Deputy Director of the Bahamas Maritime Authority, visited ships in Port Newark last week with SCI port chaplain the Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom and Director of SCI's... More...

Chaplains’ Seafarer Advocacy Workshop at ISC February 17, 2011

Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, led a February 2011 seafarer’s advocacy workshop for maritime ministry chaplains at the Institute’s newly renovated Port... More...

Sale Closes on Water Street Building February 2, 2011

Yesterday, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) sold its 241 Water Street facility to the Blue Man Creativity Center School.

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Tune In This Weekend to See SCI on PBS January 7, 2011

by the Rev. David M. Rider, President & Executive Director

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PBS Visits SCI’s Port Newark Ministry December 1, 2010

SCI’s President & Executive Director spoke with PBS correspondent Saul Gonzalez about SCI’s mission and work.

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