Rivers & Gulf

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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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 Joins Houston MARE Forum November 28, 2011

Maritime industry officials met in Houston, TX for the Sixth MARE Forum USA. SCI chaplains Michael Nation (L) and Winston Rice (R) attended the conference along with SCI Board member RADM Robert... 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 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...