Piracy Study

Trinity Wall Street has produced a video of Captain Richard Phillips who has some advice for seafarers affected by piracy. More...
  • Continued Efforts Countering Maritime Piracy September 30, 2013 “It was like a nightmare for us,” wife of former pirate hostage Captain Jawaid S. Khan told SCI’s President & Executive Director in an interview earlier this month. Ms. Jawaid and her family More...
  • SCI Gains and Shares Insights on Maritime Industry Issues September 12, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights met with international maritime trade professionals in Denmark last month to share experiences of health and wellness, among other issues, with More...

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SCI Attends Dubai Counter-Piracy Conference July 3, 2012

Both public and private sector leaders met in Dubai last month for a conference on maritime piracy. SCI’s President & Executive Director contributed to a dialogue on extending support to... More...

SCI at Conference on Post Piracy Care April 17, 2012

Chaplains and port welfare workers recently gathered in Durban, South Africa for a conference on post-piracy care for seafarers. SCI’s Clinical Researcher and the Institute’s President &... More...

Presentation Addresses Seafarer Care March 6, 2012

Douglas B. Stevenson presented to the Working Group 3 of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia in Washington, DC last month, emphasizing the importance of caring for those impacted... More...

Seafarer Voices: Piracy on the High Seas February 21, 2012

Seafarers like this ship’s engineer describe life during and after pirate attacks in a compilation of video interviews seeking to give voice to those held captive by pirates.

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More Hands on Deck for Piracy Study December 16, 2011

Michael Stuart Garfinkle, PhD, Clinical Researcher for SCI’s Piracy Study, speaks confidentially with seafarers as part of the Institute’s leading investigation of piracy’s effect on seafarers.... More...

Maritime Ed Luncheon Raises $80K October 21, 2011

Supporters contributed nearly $80K toward a Houston luncheon underwriting continuing maritime education courses offered at SCI’s Center for Maritime Education.

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SCI Addresses Symposium on Maritime Health September 14, 2011

SCI’s President and Executive Director presented version 3.0 of the Institute’s Guidelines for Post-Piracy Care for Seafarers to an international conference of personnel involved in maritime... More...