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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Winners of Mariner Photo Contest June 1, 2012

SCI announces the winner of its photography contest for mariners, An Insider’s View, showcasing a unique perspective of maritime life. Grand Prize Winner John Dunaway collects a brand-new iPad for... More...

SCI Announces E-Learning Partnership May 14, 2012

SCI augments its high-quality training for professionals in the maritime industry with e-learning opportunities available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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River Bell Awards Honor Frontrunners December 15, 2011

SCI honored Joseph H. Pyne, Chairman & CEO of Kirby Corporation (pictured); Eddie Conrad; and RADM Mary E. Landry (ret), former Commander of the United States Coast Guard 8th District, at its... More...

SCI Publishes Online Advent Calendar December 1, 2011

This Advent, SCI’s online Advent Calendar provides a daily glimpse into the life of maritime commerce and the workforce that brings Christmas gifts to our shores.

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A New Floating Chapel: SCI’s CHAPLAINSBLOG October 5, 2011

SCI’s floating chapel, dating from 1844, provided seafarers a customized place for spiritual comfort in the hectic goings on of daily life at sea. Today, SCI launches CHAPLAINSBLOG, a new “virtual... More...

Shank Joins SCI’s Maritime Education Team August 23, 2011

At SCI’s Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX, newly hired instructor Captain Christine Shank joins forces with professional mariners in the classroom to share experiences. Shank, along... More...

Chaplains Report on Flooding May 16, 2011

Flooding on the American inland waterways has greatly impacted maritime transportation. As mariners continue to move up and down the river, so do chaplains for SCI’s Ministry on the River to reach... More...