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Marine Industry
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The pitch: If you go boating, you should have a Sea Tow membership. Years in business: Nine Employees: Six (seasonal) Cost to obtain franchise: … more
As in any other industry, manufacturers of luxury yachts survive and grow by learning what customers want. Randy Borges, president of Warren-based USWatercraft LLC, initially opened a business focused on a particular niche, making racing … more
NEW BEDFORD – Fishing magnate Carlos Rafael has been indicted by federal prosecutors for lying about fish catches and smuggling cash to Portugal through Logan International Airport in Boston, in a multiyear scheme involving hundreds of thousands … more
Six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for marine industry careers through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. 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
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
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
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
The pitch: We make boating simple Years in business: Since 2009 Employees: 7 Cost to obtain franchise: $38,000 initial franchise fee; $140,000-$240,000 … more
NEW BEDFORD – Citing 2015 landings worth $322 million, for the 16th year in a row the city held the top-value title nationwide for its fishing catch, according to NOAA Fisheries. The top ranking was thanks largely to scallops, SouthCoastToday.com … more
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