Shore Leave

SCI urges citizens to write to members of the US House of Representatives to tell them seafarers deserve landing passes that make sense for real- More...
  • New Guidelines Help Seafarers Applying for US Visas June 2, 2014 Seafarers’ most frequently asked questions have to do with shore leave in the United States; consequently, the Seamen’s Church Institute has developed online guides to help foreign seafarers navigate More...
  • UK Conference on the Health and Welfare of Seafarers February 14, 2014 What role does the past play in providing services to benefit the world’s mariners today? SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer made the connection at a conference on seafarers’ welfare in Hull, England More...

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