Piracy Study

Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go More...
  • A Word for Seafarers from Captain Phillips June 19, 2014 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...

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Forum Confirms Importance of Guidelines September 28, 2010

Earlier this month, Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Center for Seafarers’ Rights, shared research and Guidelines emerging from the Institute’s study of the... More...

SCI Publishes Vetted Piracy Guidelines September 16, 2010

Incorporating clinical research and industry feedback, SCI announces the update of its Guidelines for Post-Piracy Care for Seafarers, outlining care strategies for those affected by piracy.

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SCI in the Outback July 27, 2010

Dr. Michael Stuart Garfinkle, SCI’s Clinical Researcher, participated in the 2010 Asian Psychological Association (APsyA) Conference in Darwin, Australia where scholars exchanged ideas in... More...

Development Work Supports Frontlines July 27, 2010

Members of SCI’s Development Team Denise LiGreci and Oliver Brewer work to support various programs for mariners at the Institute.

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UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2010 June 30, 2010

Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Delivered June 18, 2010 Douglas B. Stevenson Director, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute... More...

UN General Assembly on Piracy 2010 May 26, 2010

Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on Piracy United Nations Delivered May 14, 2010 Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Madame Moderator,

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Stevenson Addresses UN General Assembly May 25, 2010

Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, addressed a special session of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, May 14, discussing maritime piracy’s impact on... More...