Int’l Seafarers

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  • Findings from the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) 2018 Shore Leave Survey published August 16, 2018 SCI presents findings from its 2018 Shore Leave Survey to the USCG. More...
  • Doctoral dissertation harnesses SCI's extensive archives July 23, 2018 SCI Archivist, Johnathan Thayer, Ph.D., reflects on his recent doctoral dissertation "Merchant Seamen, Sailortowns, and the Parameters of U.S. Citizenship, 1828-1945". More...

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SCI celebrates long-standing association with ADM Charles Michel, USCG (ret.) July 11, 2018

As ADM Charles Michel retires after an illustrious career, we reflect both on his impact on seafarer well-being, and SCI's relationship with him over the years

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SCI Port Newark Engages with the Community May 3, 2018

The International Seafarers' Center at Port Newark not only provides a warm welcome to seafarers but also to the community.

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Seafarer Mental Health Roundtable March 20, 2018

SCI holds a Seafarer Mental Health Roundtable: read the article and official report

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America Has A Chance for Positive Change (updated) February 9, 2018

As Congress and President Trump seek to enact immigration reform this year, they also stand in a position to make some important decisions regarding seafarers.

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SCI continues involvement in mariner health and medical issues November 6, 2017

Director of SCI's Center for Seafarers' Rights attends USCG's Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee meeting

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Four Things I Learned During a Summer at Sea August 31, 2017

SCI Senior Archivist Johnathan Thayer shares his experiences aboard a SUNY Maritime training ship this summer

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Shore Leave Survey 2017 August 2, 2017

SCI's sixteenth annual Shore Leave Survey provides insight into the experience of merchant seafarers arriving into US ports

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