River Mariners

The Seamen's Church Institute awards three honors at the 17th annual River Bell Awards Luncheon, December 8, 2016 More...
  • Maritime Training Benefit Luncheon, 2016 October 28, 2016 New awards given at the Seamen's Church Institute's annual Maritime Training Benefit Luncheon, Houston, TX More...
  • Nation appointed to USCG Advisory Position September 1, 2016 SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. More...

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River Bell Awards Ceremony Honors Four Leaders January 5, 2016

Luncheon raises over $260K for Institute’s inland waterways mariner support services.

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Houston Gets Ready for New Simulator November 4, 2015

SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education prepares for upgrades to provide innovative educational opportunities for professional mariners.

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The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015

Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28.

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Chaplains Hone Emergency Response Skills March 12, 2015

SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about the course he and five other chaplains recently completed for pastoral crisis interventions.

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SCI’s New Chapter in Maritime Training January 9, 2015

On December 10, 2014, SCI launched a major initiative to transform training for America’s inland mariners at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY.

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Success Story of New Houston Simulator January 29, 2014

What does a new year of training look like at SCI? With a new simulator in full operation, SCI helps individual mariners complete assessments previously only available in large class settings or... More...

2013 River Bell Awards December 6, 2013

At a December 12 event, SCI credits the contributions made by Rick Calhoun, Captain Clarke “Doc” Hawley and the crew of the M/V Richard A. Baker to the estimable strength of America’s inland... More...