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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
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … 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
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
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
Curious about how the lobster gets from the ocean floor to the plate? A new business in Newport gives city visitors a hands-on demonstration of lobster trapping, explaining how they are caught, and adds the option of a steamed dinner at the end of … more
Newport Nautical Timbers produces air-dried timber for boat building, furniture and other uses, filling a vacuum in the market, President Mike duPont says. DuPont co-founded the company in 2011 with a fellow graduate of International Yacht … more
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