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Marine Industry
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The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
A marine trades and manufacturing job-training program funded with federal, state and Rhode Island Foundation money has trained 100 people to date, 90 percent of whom have found jobs. more
Stat/Southcoast EMS has been selected as the ambulance provider for the Volvo Ocean Race when the competition reaches Newport next month. more
KVH Industries reported increases in sales and profit for the fourth quarter, but while sales improved in 2014 compared with 2013, profit fell for the entire year. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
Rhode Island will receive $100,000 to support recreational boating, as part of $12.2 million in competitive grants that were awarded to states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program. more
KVH Industries has seen interest from ship managers, seafarers and health officials from more than 100 counties in response to its recently released 15-minute video about Ebola safety. more
KVH Industries is responding to the Ebola threat by offering Videotel’s 15-minute video about Ebola safety free to all mariners worldwide. more
More than 132,000 jobs in Rhode Island are supported by international trade, according to Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies. more
The Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program, a free seven-week program where individuals gain entry-level skills needed to work in local industry, has announced its expansion to include training in the skill sets needed by R.I. composites companies. more
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