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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SCI Hosts Industry Conference on Safety September 13, 2013

This November, SCI invites leaders from maritime transportation companies, the petrochemical industry and government agencies to its Center for Maritime Education in Houston, TX for a one-day... More...

Menke Appointed to NAVSAC June 17, 2013

NAVSAC appoints the Director of SCI’s Paducah Center to its maritime safety advisory board.

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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...

A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013

Through its early development as a country up until today, many religious groups have endeavored to support the often-overlooked maritime workforce piloting America’s trade. SCI’s Archivist traces... More...

Adieu 2012: Year of Mission in 50 Photos December 31, 2012

SCI’s President & Executive Director has selected 50 photos taken at locations around the country highlighting the most memorable moments of 2012 when SCI served mariners with your help.

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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 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...