Port Newark Center

118 Export Street
Newark, NJ 07114 (map)
[email protected]
Phone: 973-589-5828
Fax: 973-817-8565
Driving Directions

Hours of Operation
M-F 0800 – 2100
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center, located in the heart of Port Newark, NJ, serves the largest port complex on the East Coast of the United States. SCI welcomes all seafarers and port workers, including truckers, stevedores, and warehouse workers, to this friendly and safe environment for relaxation, recreation, and spiritual refreshment.

At the Center, seafarers and port workers find …

  • Wi-Fi and use of computers
  • International telephone service and low cost phone cards
  • Money transfer service
  • Recreation (basketball, table tennis, sports field, and more)
  • Worship, prayer, and counseling

When seafarers arrive in port, SCI can arrange a free shuttle to/from the Center, terminal gates, and local stores.

On board vessels, chaplains and ship visitors can provide

  • Phones, phone cards, SIM cards and “top ups”
  • Mobile Hotspots
  • Money transfer service
  • Meetings with SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights
  • Prayer or Holy Communion

SCI also welcomes other visitors to the Center, including

  • Knitters
  • Volunteers
  • Religious and civic groups (by prior arrangement)

SCI offers tours of its International Seafarers’ Center and the Port of New York and New Jersey. To inquire about scheduling or for more information, contact [email protected].