Hospitality

SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port. More...
  • A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013 Through its early development as a country up until today, many religious groups have endeavored to support the often-overlooked maritime workforce piloting America’s trade. SCI’s Archivist traces More...
  • The Joseph Conrad Memorial Library November 30, 2012 Although entertainment options have evolved for men and women at sea, reading and writing centers have played a part in helping seafarers stay connected for years. In this article by High School More...

More from Hospitality

At Home Stretch, Project Needs Support July 8, 2010

A view from above shows construction progressing at SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark. SCI needs critical funding for the project slated to open in the fall.

More...
SCI-Bay Area Celebrates First Anniversary July 7, 2010

Rocknrev and the Deacons provided live music at the Oakland Yacht Club for SCI’s celebration of the one year anniversary of Bay Area Seafarers Services’ merger with the Institute.

More...
Absence of Scaffolding Exposes Progress June 10, 2010

Soon, construction crews will imbue the frame of SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center with a colorful palette.

More...
Turning Up the Heat in Port Newark May 28, 2010

Construction workers in Port Newark add walkways on the outside and drywall to the inside of SCI’s International Maritime Center, a multi-million dollar renovation project nearing completion this... More...

Bay Area Ministry Continues to Grow April 16, 2010

SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland serves seafarers entering the Bay Area of California.

More...
A New Encounter Every Time December 29, 2009

Intern Kristin Saylor works at SCI as part of a placement with the Episcopal Service Corps.

More...
Bay Area Center "Home Away From Home" December 3, 2009

A family reunited at SCI’s Bay Area Center, a home away from home for the crews of thousands of vessels entering the port annually.

More...