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KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, reported second-quarter net income of $55,000, or zero cents per share, an improvement over the first-quarter net loss of $1.1 million but a 96.5 percent decline compared with net income of $1.6 million, or 10 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2013. more
Seven years into what he says is a thriving boat-rental business that offers eight sail and power boats, Wickford Boat Rentals owner Dave Fetherston got a notice from his insurance carrier that he was being dropped. more
The 43rd annual Newport International Boat Show, held Sept. 12-15, saw an 8 percent increase in paid attendance over last year’s event, with many exhibitors reporting strong sales. more
Rhode Island has two groups of shellfishermen. One group digs clams off the bottom of Narragansett Bay. These are the wild harvesters. Many Rhode Islanders call them quahoggers. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court in support of the Massachusetts lawsuit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seeking to reverse a federal regulation that reduces ground-fishing allotments by 77 percent. more
Millions of dollars in federal, state and private money have created a small boom in state-of-the-art, fishway construction projects on many Rhode Island rivers and streams. more
The Rockefeller Foundation has awarded a $559,296 grant to the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to coordinate and support the foundation’s Oceans & Fisheries Initiative. more
BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will offer a second session of its Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program beginning in late February. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
Jason Learning, a nonprofit established by oceanographer Robert Ballard that teaches students about science, technology, engineering and math, is expected to receive $500,000 in Rhode Island state funding on Monday. more
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