Port Workers

Tuesday, August 20 marks the coming into force of the historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, a milestone in maritime history. More...
  • Grant Expands Oral History Project July 18, 2013 New funding helps broaden SCI’s American Merchant Marine veteran oral history project More...
  • What’s In a Name? A Closer Look at the Seamen’s Church Institute May 15, 2013 Read about the evolution of SCI’s name over its history. More...

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Recovering in the Port November 5, 2012

Despite a waterlogged seafarers’ center, the Seamen’s Church Institute continues steadfast in its mission to help seafarers, greeting vessels returning to the East Coast’s largest port after... More...

Seafarers’ Center Grand Reopening April 28, 2011

On Tuesday, May 17, SCI celebrates the Grand Reopening of its Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, rededicating the immense, newly renovated facility, which offers essential services to... More...

SCI Director Bikes for Fitness in the Port April 19, 2011

SCI’s President & Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, hits the pavement on Sunday, May 1, to take part in the 42-mile TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour, seeking financial sponsorship for... More...

First Seafarer Walks into Renovated Center November 22, 2010

Construction Yields SCI’s  ‘Super-Center’ for Seafarers

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Newark Center Reopens in a Few Days November 1, 2010

Poised to open in the coming days, SCI’s Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center polishes off final details to open its doors to seafarers, port workers, and truckers working in the port.

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SCI Programs Move to the Heart of the Port October 13, 2010

SCI’s renovated Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, scheduled to enter operation this month, combines multiple services into one ‘super center’ for seafarers and the port community.

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