River Mariners

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...
  • 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 in More...

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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...

New Center for Maritime Education Director April 27, 2011

This month, Captain Stephen Polk steps up to become SCI’s new Director of Maritime Education, supervising the training of over 1,500 professional mariners at SCI’s Centers in Paducah, KY and... More...

SCI Launches "I am ..." April 21, 2011

SCI has lined up five striking faces from the industry and paired them with provocative taglines demonstrating the all-important work of the mariner. Materials point toward a new URL on SCI's... More...

SCI Expands Pastoral Ministry March 29, 2011

Next month, the Rev. Winston Rice gets underway as the newest chaplain in the Seamen's Church Institute's ministry. Rice's responsibilities revolve around the offshore exploration and production... More...