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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15 Years Training in Paducah June 5, 2012

On June 9, SCI marks 15 years training professional mariners at its Paducah, KY Center for Maritime Education. Computer simulators at the facility place students in a virtual pilothouse amid high-... More...

SCI Announces E-Learning Partnership May 14, 2012

SCI augments its high-quality training for professionals in the maritime industry with e-learning opportunities available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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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...