Rivers & Gulf

SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. More...
  • River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in the Middle East August 29, 2016 Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy. More...
  • River Bell Awards Ceremony Honors Four Leaders January 5, 2016 Luncheon raises over $260K for Institute’s inland waterways mariner support services. More...

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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.

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The Legacy of Captain Buddy Compton May 4, 2015

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

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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.

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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.

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2014 River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime “Family” December 18, 2014

At an annual awards luncheon in Paducah, KY, the Seamen’s Church Institute recognized two inland maritime industry leaders.

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ISOA Award Recognizes SCI’s Offshore Outreach July 1, 2014

The International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA) has made an award to support maritime industry workers served by the Seamen’s Church Institute.

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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...