River Mariners

SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. More...
  • River Bell Awards Ceremony Honors Four Leaders January 5, 2016 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...

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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...

SCI Appoints New Lower Mississippi Chaplain February 28, 2011

As a guest of Steve Golding, President of Golding Barge Line, the Rev. Michael Nation acquired a view of river life on board one of the company’s towboats in preparation for his hew appointment as... More...

River Bell Exceeds Expectations January 10, 2011

SCI awarded three honorees at the River Bell Awards Luncheon on December 9, 2010.

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Overhaul Energizes Houston Center October 4, 2010

Later this month, SCI unveils extensive upgrades to its Houston Center for Maritime Education, including those to the training facility’s computer simulators. In the renovated Center, SCI hosts... More...