Rivers & Gulf

As SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights becomes the Mariner Advocacy Center, the change in title reflects its evolving scope More...
  • Parish priest spends sabbatical on the river September 18, 2018 The Rev. Sue Sommer learns the ropes of river chaplaincy as she serves mariners on the Ohio River. More...
  • SCI's River Chaplaincy Update February 1, 2018 The latest news regarding SCI's river chaplaincy network More...

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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...

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...