Updated February 21 at 9:42am
Marine Industry
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The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
Technology talks to discuss and share defense and undersea technologies, applications and opportunities are being conducted by the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance and the Undersea Technology Innovation Center. more
The John H. Chafee Boater of the Year Award was presented to Kate Wilson of North Kingstown at the industry breakfast hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association on the opening morning of its annual boat show on Feb. 3. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
Drew Carey, a Newport-based geologist and ecologist, researches how day-to-day activities of people impact the health of marine wildlife and the ocean floor, and what can be done to maintain a strong underwater ecosystem. "Our primary … more
Jennifer McCann, director of U.S. coastal programs for the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, has been awarded the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award in the Excellence in Solutions category for her R.I. Ocean Special Area Management Plan. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
Dockwa Inc. has acquired Marinas.com, which gives the company a database of more than 15,000 marinas worldwide servicing approximately 100,000 boaters. more
WARWICK – General Dynamics Electric Boat this year plans to hire at least 2,000 people to build U.S. Navy-commissioned submarines, including 650 more at Quonset Point in North Kingstown. President Jeffrey S. Geiger said the defense … more
A total of $11.7 million was invested in Rhode Island venture capital-backed companies in the fourth quarter, bringing the total investment for the year to $23.7 million. more
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