Paducah

SCI begins a massive rebuild of its Paducah, KY simulators used to train mariners for safety on the water. More...
  • 2013 River Bell Awards December 6, 2013 At a December 12 event, SCI credits the contributions made by Rick Calhoun, Captain Clarke “Doc” Hawley and the crew of the M/V Richard A. Baker to the estimable strength of America’s inland More...
  • Underway Reflections from a River Chaplain April 19, 2013 Most port chaplains minister to international seafarers on board a docked vessel, but River Chaplain Kempton Baldridge tells us about getting “underway”—actually moving on a vessel—a practice unique More...

More from Paducah

World-Class Technology Unveiled in Paducah, KY June 29, 2009

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to navigate a multi-barge 25,000-ton tow down the Ohio River? SCI’s Open House provided everyday citizens an opportunity to experience it in realistic... More...

New Paducah Gallery of The Industry's Pride June 29, 2009

In one of the largest collections of inland river transportation photos, contractors hung pictures on SCI’s freshly painted walls of the Center for Maritime Education in Paducah.

More...
Fireman's Fund Awards Grant to SCI December 15, 2008

Fireman's Fund Awards Grant to SCI December 15, 2008 The Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company has awarded a $30,000 grant to the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) to assist renovations at SCI’s Paducah... More...

River Bell Awards Cause for Celebration December 15, 2008

Not only did the 9th Annual River Bell Awards Luncheon at the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) Center in Paducah, KY raise nearly $150,000 to support Ministry on the River, SCI’s program of... More...

Editorial Claims Future in River Transportation November 4, 2008

The following editorial appeared in the Paducah Sun on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. It is reprinted here with permission. The engine driving Paducah’s economy looks an awful lot like a towboat. When... More...

New Paducah Simulator Projection System August 25, 2008

On Friday, August 22, the inland river industry gathered at SCI's Paducah Center for Maritime Education to celebrate the installation of 14 new commercial projectors that display complex visual... More...

Commandant Visits; Announces TWIC Change May 2, 2008

Admiral Thad William Allen, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, made his first visit to the Seamen’s Church Institute’s Paducah Center on May 2, 2008. The tour included an opportunity to... More...