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Marine Industry
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NEW BEDFORD – Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be subject to a battery of new regulations, possibly closed fishing areas and stricter size standards, to try to save the crustacean's population. The number of adult … more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
As Rhode Island continues on the path to economic recovery with unemployment rates ticking down and gross domestic product moving up, the chemical-distribution industry is proud of the contributions we have made in the Ocean State. Chemical … more
NEWPORT – Brothers and J Boats Inc. founders Robert and Rodney Johnstone were two of nine members of the latest class inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. Born in Glen Ridge, N.J., the brothers grew up racing out of Wadawanuck … more
ATW Companies is hoping a $15,000 Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Grant will help them expand their metal manufacturing into two new markets: higher-capacity pistol magazines and 3D metal printing. The Warwick-based firm is one of 32 … more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is just one of many federal agencies marked for drastic funding reductions to enable a big boost in military spending. But the cuts proposed for America's center of weather and climate research … more
It was the best single run of longfin squid anyone on the East Coast had ever seen – and it happened fast and was over fast. In two months last summer, June and July, the East Coast-based squid fleet landed approximately 14 million pounds, with Rhode Island landing more than 50 percent of that quota, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration landing reports. more
A weekly feature in Providence Business News, Spotlight, directs readers to a small business in the Ocean State that is making a go of it. This week's Spotlight, Vanquish Boats LLC in Newport and Bristol, is just such a business. Less than … more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
FALL RIVER – The city is one of four clusters of marine technology in the country, and new grants might give it an edge in the industry. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Aug. 16 that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and its … more
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