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Marine Industry
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The Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for May 8-20, 2018, the organizers and Sail Newport have announced. more
As in any other industry, manufacturers of luxury yachts survive and grow by learning what customers want. Randy Borges, president of Warren-based USWatercraft LLC, initially opened a business focused on a particular niche, making racing … more
Rhode Island will receive $7.7 million this year to fund fish and wildlife conservation projects, as well as recreational opportunities and open space preservation, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
NEW BEDFORD – Fishing magnate Carlos Rafael has been indicted by federal prosecutors for lying about fish catches and smuggling cash to Portugal through Logan International Airport in Boston, in a multiyear scheme involving hundreds of thousands … more
Six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for marine industry careers through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
Johann Becker, a rising senior at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the most prestigious scholarship awarded to undergraduates studying … more
Tripp Estabrook was named project director of the Composites Alliance of Rhode Island, a new organization focused on marketing the composites sector. He was formerly the president of Estabrook Marine Enterprises, based in Brewerton, N.Y., and has … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Nick Bischoff was hired as vice president of sales at the Portsmouth-based Hinckley Co., a boat-building firm. He has held similar roles at Sunseeker, Tiara and Allied Richard Bertram. Bischoff is a graduate of Springfield College in Springfield, … more
Entering his 15th season of operating Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc., president and CEO Charles A. Donadio Jr., specializes in operating high-speed, aluminum catamarans off the East Coast. "I've always been on the ocean," Donadio said. "I … more
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