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Piracy in West Africa
Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across governments and industry. More...
  • September 16, 2014 Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go... More...
  • August 8, 2014 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... More...

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  • Grant Expands Oral History Project July 18, 2013 New funding helps broaden SCI’s American Merchant Marine veteran oral history project More...
  • Seafarers’ 2013 Restrictions to Shore Leave in the US July 16, 2013 A 2013 survey conducted by SCI reveals why some seafarers cannot access shore leave while in the United States. More...
  • SCI Participates in Course for Seafarers Facing Piracy July 9, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights shared information from SCI’s Piracy Study with participants in a course designed to help seafarers respond to and deal with crisis situations. More...
  • Workshops Answer Questions about MLC, 2006 June 26, 2013 Intern Ryann Hall accompanied the Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights to direct workshops exploring the implications of an important convention that impacts seafarers’ rights and shipowners responsibilities. More...
  • Menke Appointed to NAVSAC June 17, 2013 NAVSAC appoints the Director of SCI’s Paducah Center to its maritime safety advisory board. More...
  • Silver Bell Awards Pay Tribute June 12, 2013 Awards honor maritime industry leaders for difference made to mariners. More...
  • A New Hat for Mariners May 21, 2013 What’s fashionable on the high seas this winter? Some mariners will sport a new hat designed by Kristine Byrnes of Allentown, NJ, winner of a contest to keep seafaring ears warm. More...