Gulf & Coastal Mariners

The International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA) has made an award to support maritime industry workers served by the Seamen’s Church More...
  • New York’s “Sludge Boats” March 17, 2014 SCI’s Johnathan Thayer reveals how mariners help keep New York sludge free. He talks with veteran mariner George Ilse, who says eventually he got used to the unpleasant smell carting the city’s waste More...
  • 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 in More...

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Winners of Mariner Photo Contest June 1, 2012

SCI announces the winner of its photography contest for mariners, An Insider’s View, showcasing a unique perspective of maritime life. Grand Prize Winner John Dunaway collects a brand-new iPad for... More...

SCI Announces E-Learning Partnership May 14, 2012

SCI augments its high-quality training for professionals in the maritime industry with e-learning opportunities available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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SCI Publishes Online Advent Calendar December 1, 2011

This Advent, SCI’s online Advent Calendar provides a daily glimpse into the life of maritime commerce and the workforce that brings Christmas gifts to our shores.

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A New Floating Chapel: SCI’s CHAPLAINSBLOG October 5, 2011

SCI’s floating chapel, dating from 1844, provided seafarers a customized place for spiritual comfort in the hectic goings on of daily life at sea. Today, SCI launches CHAPLAINSBLOG, a new “virtual... More...

Chaplains Report on Flooding May 16, 2011

Flooding on the American inland waterways has greatly impacted maritime transportation. As mariners continue to move up and down the river, so do chaplains for SCI’s Ministry on the River to reach... More...

New Center for Maritime Education Director April 27, 2011

This month, Captain Stephen Polk steps up to become SCI’s new Director of Maritime Education, supervising the training of over 1,500 professional mariners at SCI’s Centers in Paducah, KY and... More...

SCI Launches "I am ..." April 21, 2011

SCI has lined up five striking faces from the industry and paired them with provocative taglines demonstrating the all-important work of the mariner. Materials point toward a new URL on SCI's... More...