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Tuesday, August 20 marks the coming into force of the historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, a milestone in maritime history. More...
  • ICMA Regional Conference in Odessa April 15, 2013 At a regional conference earlier this month in Odessa, Ukraine, SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson advised port chaplains from various Christian maritime ministries on issues impacting their ability to serve More...
  • Agencies Work Together for Seafarers’ Welfare in Taiwan October 10, 2012 Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Douglas B. Stevenson recently traveled to Taiwan, home to one of the world’s top export-driven economies. More...

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Fulfilling Maritime Convention’s Promise August 22, 2012

The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights weighs in on the importance of the the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, set to come into force in a year’s time. Stevenson calls it “the most... More...

Training Future Rights Protectors July 5, 2012

In late June, SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson took part in a training course designed to equip him to educate others on the interpretation and implementation of the MLC, 2006. When the Convention comes... More...

A Mutual Walk of Discovery May 17, 2012

Port Chaplain Nick Parker from Vancouver, BC writes about his continuing education experience at the Seamen’s Church Institute seafarers’ center in Port Newark during the second week of May.

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Chaplains’ Seafarer Advocacy Workshop at ISC February 17, 2011

Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, led a February 2011 seafarer’s advocacy workshop for maritime ministry chaplains at the Institute’s newly renovated Port... More...

Reflections from Malaysian Symposium January 22, 2009

by the Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom In November 2008, I had the privilege of participating in the Asia-Pacific Symposium on “Clinical Pastoral Care, Counseling, and Education in the Asian Cultural... More...

SCI Visits Brazilian Partners July 17, 2008

by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq., Director, Center for Seafarers' Rights SCI Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, and Center for Seafarers’ Rights Director Douglas B. Stevenson recently... More...