Shore Leave Survey

SCI presents findings from its 2018 Shore Leave Survey to the USCG. More...
  • 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 More...
  • Center for Seafarers' Rights: Intern Report August 17, 2017 Julianne Weidman reports on her time as an intern at the SCI Center for Seafarers' Rights, Summer 2017 More...

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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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Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016

SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports.

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Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) February 16, 2016

Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

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2015 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2015

A 2015 survey reveals why some seafarers cannot obtain shore leave in US ports.

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Comments on USCG NPRM on Facility Access January 15, 2015

Comments on Seafarers’ Access to Maritime Facilities: A Proposed Rule by the Coast Guard on 12/29/2014

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2014 Seafarer Shore Leave Survey July 28, 2014

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 only are shipowners failing to pay for... 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.

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