Video Listings

Carolyn of the MV Janis R. Brewer
If you think the cook has the easiest job on the towboat, think again. Carolyn relates a typical cook’s day, which starts at 3 am. More...
  • March 27, 2014 Capt. Thusita Buddhadasa of the COSCO Indonesia

    Captain Buddhadasa works on board cargo ships that visit ports around the world, including SCI's Port Newark Center several years ago, where a photographer took his picture.

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  • March 20, 2014 Margaret Casarez of the MV Dale A. Heller

    When she became a cook aboard Ingram's MV Dale A. Heller six months ago, Margaret realized that her job required more than just putting food on the table.

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  • March 14, 2014 Captain Harold Newby of the MV Mountain Girl

    Captain Newby holds one thing over everything else on the boat: safety. For a seasoned mariner, promoting a culture of safety on board impacts everyone.

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  • March 7, 2014 Sunny Tan-Castro of the Stuttgart Express

    An electrician on the Stuttgart Express, Sunny expresses his happiness that SCI–Bay Area provides support to him and other visiting seafarers.

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  • March 3, 2014 Larry Cox of the MV William B

    Larry came to work on the river thinking it would be temporary. Now, he says prefers the adventure of towboat work to the mental stress of corporate life. "I just can't see myself doing anything else," he says.

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  • February 18, 2014 Vijay Hazare of the Maersk Visby

    Vijay, an engineer, shares his view on an important aspect of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. Not only must seafarers have one day off per week, but they also must receive a vacation at least once a year. Since Vijay's ship sails under 

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