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Marine Industry
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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
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
(Updated 9:36 a.m.) Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
One of the city’s largest commercial wharfs is newly listed at $28 million. The Perry Mill Wharf has been marketed for the past several months for lease, but is now offered for sale by Lila Delman Real Estate International. more
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology recently were awarded $525,967 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to determine whether the development of oyster colonies has the ability to reduce nitrogen levels in estuaries and salt ponds. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
President Barack Obama Thursday is designating the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, calling it the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
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