Piracy

As he looks back on his 29 years of service as Director of SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights, Doug discusses some of the major advocacy issues More...
  • River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in East Africa August 29, 2016 Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy. More...
  • International Summit on Pan-African Piracy March 4, 2016 SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting. More...

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Stevenson Advocates for Mariners at ILO Meetings February 17, 2016

Seafarer welfare organizations address standards and issues affecting seafarers worldwide.

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Counter-Piracy Week in Dubai November 13, 2014

For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014.

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Piracy in West Africa October 7, 2014

Piracy off the coast of West Africa presents new dangers to seafarers and shipping companies. Overcoming the challenges posed by these threats requires a concerted, collaborative effort across... More...

Piracy: Not a Thing of the Past September 16, 2014

Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high... More...

A Word for Seafarers from Captain Phillips June 19, 2014

Trinity Wall Street has produced a video of Captain Richard Phillips who has some advice for seafarers affected by piracy.

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Seafarers Imprisoned in India December 3, 2013

In a cruel twist of events, the captain of a once hijacked vessel off the coast of Somalia now stands imprisoned with another ship’s crew that sought to help seafarers in pirate-infested waters.... More...

West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013

The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa.

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