Updated September 25 at 12:30am
Marine Industry
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Activity on the industrial waterfront of Providence, including its deepwater port, is measured in tons and vessel calls, and the economic impact of its imports and exports. Nearly 200 ships slide up to Providence berths each year, … more
Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, has raised $2 million in private capital in its most recent seed funding round. more
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
New England's rugged, iconic beauty is a key economic driver for our entire region. In the six states, the Outdoor Industry Association reports that the outdoor-recreation industry generates a total of $28.8 billion in consumer spending, creating … more
The dedication of a 300-foot-long and 72-foot-wide barge – the Sandy C – will be held Monday during a christening ceremony at ProvPort. more
Approximately $750,000 in industry cluster grants to encourage innovation were awarded to seven organizations Monday night by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp.’s board of directors. more
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. 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
Michael Melillo, founder and CEO of Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, talks with Providence Business News about its new partnership with ActiveCaptain, an online interactive cruising guidebook for boaters, where he got the idea for his business and plans for the future. more
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