Marine Industry
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Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court in support of the Massachusetts lawsuit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seeking to reverse a federal regulation that reduces ground-fishing allotments by 77 percent. more
Seven years into what he says is a thriving boat-rental business that offers eight sail and power boats, Wickford Boat Rentals owner Dave Fetherston got a notice from his insurance carrier that he was being dropped. more
As the American team for the Volvo Ocean Race prepares to share its plans Thursday night at a presentation at the Jane Pickens Theater, economic activity connected with the race is already beginning to pick up, according to Sail Newport. 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
Rhode Island has two groups of shellfishermen. One group digs clams off the bottom of Narragansett Bay. These are the wild harvesters. Many Rhode Islanders call them quahoggers. more
BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will offer a second session of its Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program beginning in late February. more
There’s more to sailing in Rhode Island than sun, sea breezes and drinks at the yacht club. more
Before Charlie Enright and Mark Towill could sail through the Southern Ocean’s gales in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, they needed help from a Disney movie, a Turkish medical devices company and a business plan. 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
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
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