River Mariners

Luncheon raises over $260K for Institute’s inland waterways mariner support services. More...
  • 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. More...
  • The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015 Highly respected captain, teacher and mentor Captain Buddy Compton passed away on April 28. More...

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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...

SCI’s Most Clicked January 28, 2013

Explore the Institute’s most viewed website news articles from 2012, stories connecting mariners and those who support them.

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River Bell Awards Celebrate Community December 19, 2012

SCI’s 13th Annual River Bell Awards Luncheon focused attention on two of the maritime transportation community’s influential backers.

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New Tool at SCI Aids in Mariner Assessments October 22, 2012

Additional simulator in SCI’s Houston Center for Maritime Education enlarges capacity for specialized assessment and training.

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New Navigation System Adds to SCI’s Simulators August 10, 2012

Rose Point Navigation Systems outfits computer simulators used in training mariners at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education with the company’s popular ECS software, a computer-based navigation... More...

15 Years Training in Paducah June 5, 2012

On June 9, SCI marks 15 years training professional mariners at its Paducah, KY Center for Maritime Education. Computer simulators at the facility place students in a virtual pilothouse amid high-... More...