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Marine Industry
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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
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
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
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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