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Marine Industry
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(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 BEDFORD – The MV Thorco Svendborg, the first customer for the $113 million Marine Commerce Terminal, arrived in the city harbor last week, The Standard-Times of New Bedford reported. The 409-foot-long, Hong Kong-based cargo freighter … more
Jonathan Banks was recently named chief operating officer of Siren Marine. Banks brings a lifelong passion for sailing to his new position. After spending four years circumnavigating the globe on a 57-foot sailboat, Banks moved on to work for New … more
If Boston is selected as the host city for the 2024 Olympic summer games, New Bedford will host Olympic and Paralympic sailing on Buzzards Bay. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management recently marked completion of the port improvement project at Galilee. more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has received a $12,000 grant that will help digitize the cultural heritage of New Bedford’s fishing community. more
Based on just one event, the $4.5 million creation of a new 240-foot pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport would seem to be a smashing success. But thankfully for the people of Rhode Island, this is one public expenditure that just keeps on … 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
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
The Port of Davisville is continuing a pattern of growth in auto imports, having recently surpassed the 2014 vehicle total. more
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