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Discovering a Complex World
Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Mark Vessio writes how his experience at SCI helped him see firsthand how the law affects various sectors of the maritime industry. More...
  • July 28, 2014 2014 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey With MLC, 2006 in force, one might hope to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by SCI shows that not... More...
  • July 14, 2014 US: Tell Your Representative to Look Out for Seafarers SCI urges citizens to write to members of the US House of Representatives to tell them seafarers deserve landing passes that make sense for real-... More...

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  • West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa. More...
  • Getting to Zero Incidents November 19, 2013 SCI recently convened a multi-party maritime industry panel to examine the safety of vessel operations on the water. More...
  • Seafarer Stories Following Typhoon November 15, 2013 SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port. More...
  • A Message for Filipino Seafarers November 12, 2013 Filipino seafarers far from the recent events in their homeland need the support of people all over the world. SCI’s President & Executive Director has a message: we’re here for you. More...
  • Enviroguides.us Now in Multiple Languages November 7, 2013 SCI’s webapp now spells out US environmental laws in Russian, Greek, Tagalog, Spanish and English. More...
  • #WATCHthisCAP: Small Hats Making a BIG Difference October 16, 2013 Knit, Tag, Drop Off and Share Online: the instructions for SCI’s campaign to awaken the nation to the contributions of mariners. More...
  • Continued Efforts Countering Maritime Piracy September 30, 2013 “It was like a nightmare for us,” wife of former pirate hostage Captain Jawaid S. Khan told SCI’s President & Executive Director in an interview earlier this month. Ms. Jawaid and her family addressed the Marine Counter Piracy Conference in More...