Services in Port Arthur

 

Offering welcome and hospitality in the day or two that seafarers are in port.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is available to pick seafarers up from our local docks and transport them to the seafarers’ center or to our local stores or area restaurants. These include Walmart, Best Buy, Central Mall, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, and much more.

STORE

A limited supply of goods is located for purchase in the Center, In addtion, seafarers can arrange for transportation to local shopping malls and stores.

COMMUNICATIONS

The seafarers’ center officers telephones, free WiFi and internet access, SIM and phone cards for the seafaer to communicate back home or elesewhere. Webcams and other technolgy enable seafarers to see as well as hear their loved ones.

LIBRARY

PAISC is a distributor for American Merchant Marine Library Association. This makes us one of the “Floating Libraries of the Sea” with reading available for check out.

PERSONAL & SPIRITUAL SUPPORT

The Seafarers’ Center has an ecumenical chapel that is available for Catholic Mass and other Christian services. A chaplain also is available for spiritual counseling. The chaplain can coordinate services on-board, or arrange attendance at local religious services. The Center’s staff can help in seafarer advocacy when seafarers are experiencing wage, repatriation, or safety issues.

Hours of Operation

MON – FRI
9:00am – 10:00pm

SAT
Call for service

SUN
Call for service

Phone & fax

Phone: +001 409.982.4504
FAX:     +001 409.982.6117

Mail

PAseafarers@SBCglobal.net

Address

401 Houston Avenue
PO Box 1646
Port Arthur TX 77641-1646
USA

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