Marine Industry
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The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future. more
The oral history of the Narragansett Indian Tribe and research being done by scientists at the University of Rhode Island have intersected in a project exploring a submerged ancient landscape in the area of Greenwich Bay, along routes that reach to the shores of the Ocean State and eventually into the Atlantic Ocean. more
Bill Casey, pictured above at Newport’s Casey’s Marina, runs a host of marine-related businesses. There’s Casey’s, the signature business, which he started in 1986 at an old fish dock. He also operates two other Newport marinas, hauls and repairs boats, has a fresh fish and lobster store and leases space to several marine-related companies. Casey docks mega-yachts from around the world at the three marinas. And he runs a fuel business. So, how does he do it all? “You just keep putting one foot in front of the other and make it happen,” he said. more
Resolute Racing Shells began with a challenge between two friends in 1994. It is now known as a racing-boat manufacturer that takes crews across the world to victory. more
Graduates of a Tiverton High School summer boat-building program on Aug. 15 prepare to launch one of two boats they built. The six-week program was funded through the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island. The launch was held in Newport at an event hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association. more
She never worked on a fishing boat, but CPA Anne Jardin knows the fishing industry inside out from her work at Jardin and Dawson Inc., in New Bedford, which provides an extensive range of financial services for those who work on the water. more
The owners of Interstate Navigation and Rhode Island Fast Ferry are at it again. more
Even if demand for yachts never returns to where it was before the recession, manufacturers and craftsmen will still be making boats in Rhode Island. more
Electric Boat President Jeffrey S. Geiger painted a glowingly positive picture of the future expansion and employment at the shipbuilder’s North Kingstown facility, with 650 new jobs in 2014 planned to be added to the current workforce of about 2,800. more
Boating long has been an integral part of the Ocean State’s economy, as are the boatyards needed to help service the recreational segment of the marine-trades industry. more
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