Updated March 24 at 4:43pm
Marine Industry
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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
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center was awarded a $20,000 Maritime Heritage Grant to fund a 15-minute orientation film tentatively titled, “Resilience: The Story of New Bedford’s Fishing Industry.” more
Approximately $750,000 in industry cluster grants to encourage innovation were awarded to seven organizations Monday night by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Commerce Corp.’s board of directors. more
KVH Industries Inc. widened its first-quarter loss to $2.8 million, or 18 cents per diluted share, compared with the loss it reported in first quarter 2015 of $1.4 million, or 9 cents per share. 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
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
BOSTON – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will receive $129,000 over two years as part of a pollution-prevention grant being awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England announced Nov. 22. … more
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