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Marine Industry
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Based on just one event, the $4.5 million creation of a new 240-foot pier at Fort Adams State Park in Newport would seem to be a smashing success. But thankfully for the people of Rhode Island, this is one public expenditure that just keeps on … more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
NEWPORT – Newport Shipyard has won a $744,990 federal grant to make capital improvements that will help create jobs, increase economic activity and improve its building, service and maintenance capabilities, Sen. Jack F. Reed said. Reed, … more
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … 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
Tripp Estabrook was named project director of the Composites Alliance of Rhode Island, a new organization focused on marketing the composites sector. He was formerly the president of Estabrook Marine Enterprises, based in Brewerton, N.Y., and has … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Nick Bischoff was hired as vice president of sales at the Portsmouth-based Hinckley Co., a boat-building firm. He has held similar roles at Sunseeker, Tiara and Allied Richard Bertram. Bischoff is a graduate of Springfield College in Springfield, … more
Curious about how the lobster gets from the ocean floor to the plate? A new business in Newport gives city visitors a hands-on demonstration of lobster trapping, explaining how they are caught, and adds the option of a steamed dinner at the end of … more
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