Shore Leave Survey

With MLC, 2006 in force, one might hope to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by SCI shows that not More...
  • Seafarers’ 2013 Restrictions to Shore Leave in the US July 16, 2013 A 2013 survey conducted by SCI reveals why some seafarers cannot access shore leave while in the United States. More...
  • 2012 Survey Reveals Limited Access to Shore July 18, 2012 Reports from SCI’s 2012 Shore Leave Survey show a continued need for convenient seafarers’ access to shore leave. More...

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SCI Publishes 2011 Shore Leave Survey Results June 30, 2011

The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) just released the results from its tenth annual survey of seafarers’ shore leave detentions and restrictions. This year’s survey drew on data recorded during... More...

2010 Shore Leave Study Published June 25, 2010

SCI’s 2010 Shore Leave Report paints a picture of obstacles seafarers face in obtaining shore leave. This year’s Report indicates shore leave denials due primarily to lack of visas.

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SCI Publishes 2009 Shore Leave Survey Results September 2, 2009

Newly published results from the Seamen's Church Institute's (SCI) 2009 Shore Leave Survey paint a picture of some of the obstacles to shore leave that merchant mariners encounter in United States... More...

Report of SCI's 2008 Shore Leave Survey September 5, 2008

by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq., Director, Center for Seafarers' Rights JULY 20-27, 2008 SHORE LEAVE SURVEY The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey (SCI) has conducted annual... More...