River Mariners

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

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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...

#WATCHthisCAP: Small Hats Making a BIG Difference October 16, 2013

Knit, Tag, Drop Off and Share Online: the instructions for SCI’s campaign to awaken the nation to the contributions of mariners.

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SCI Hosts Industry Conference on Safety September 13, 2013

This November, SCI invites leaders from maritime transportation companies, the petrochemical industry and government agencies to its Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX for a one-day... More...

Menke Appointed to NAVSAC June 17, 2013

NAVSAC appoints the Director of SCI’s Paducah Center to its maritime safety advisory board.

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A New Hat for Mariners May 21, 2013

What’s fashionable on the high seas this winter? Some mariners will sport a new hat designed by Kristine Byrnes of Allentown, NJ, winner of a contest to keep seafaring ears warm.

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Underway Reflections from a River Chaplain April 19, 2013

Most port chaplains minister to international seafarers on board a docked vessel, but River Chaplain Kempton Baldridge tells us about getting “underway”—actually moving on a vessel—a practice... More...