Updated January 22 at 6:26pm
Marine Industry
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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
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
The high seas – all that deep water beyond 200 nautical miles from a coastline – are this planet's last frontier. And like all previous frontiers, they're ripe for plunder. But there may be a surprisingly simple solution to the scourge of … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? It's a small state and there is not a tremendous amount of talent that's acceptable. That's forced me to open a second location in Cambridge, Mass., to attract [talent]. … more
FarSounder Inc., a high-technology marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics, has released a new feature called Local History Mapping that offers users the ability to build a 3-D map of the seafloor over which they have recently sailed. more
Starting Feb. 1, two University of Rhode Island graduates who received master’s degrees in marine affairs will spend a year working on ocean and coastal policy issues in Washington, D.C. more
Robert Blackburn has been hired as Quonset Development Corp.’s new port director, responsible for managing the Port of Davisville, the QDC said Monday. more
The Atlantic Pioneer, the first U.S.-built, wind-farm crew transfer vessel, was voted “Boat of the Year,” at the International WorkBoat Show held recently in New Orleans, according to information from Blount Boats Inc., which built the boat. more
A 900-day schedule of international regattas and social events, beginning with the Newport Metre Fest in June 2017 and culminating in the 2019 12 Metre World Championship, which also will be held in Newport, known as the Road to the Worlds, was announced Thursday by the competition’s management. more
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