Updated July 29 at 5:29pm
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
Like a lot of people in the marine industry, Morgan C. Huntley found himself out of work during the Great Recession in 2008. Rather than scrape together work while waiting for an economic rebound, however, Huntley ended up buying a boat … more
Todd Thomas, founder of Tinker Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator and co-working space, talks about representing Rhode Island at the 2016 National Week of Makers held in Washington, D.C., in June. more
BayCoast Bank this month provided financing to Hutching Holdings II to purchase a building in Fall River. 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
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
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
Rhode Island will receive $8 million in federal national preparedness funds, the Rhode Island congressional delegation said Thursday. more
EAST GREENWICH – New England Institute of Technology has expanded its marine-technology program in an effort to meet a growing labor market need for technical marine workers. The school's associate in science degree program in advanced … 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
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