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Marine Industry
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Michael Melillo, founder and CEO of Dockwa Inc., a Newport-based tech startup that helps boaters research, plan and book cruising trips, talks with Providence Business News about its new partnership with ActiveCaptain, an online interactive cruising guidebook for boaters, where he got the idea for his business and plans for the future. more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has established a partnership with the Republic of Iceland to advance marine science and marine-related biotech research and commercialization, the university announced Aug. 8. … more
WARWICK – The Providence-to-Newport ferry has been so successful that R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti is thinking of extending the service to coastal communities, including a stop at Rocky Point Park. And while … more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is preparing a significant expansion of its programming and campus in Newport, including adding a 20,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Composites Technology and School of Marine Systems. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
A weekly feature in Providence Business News, Spotlight, directs readers to a small business in the Ocean State that is making a go of it. This week's Spotlight, Vanquish Boats LLC in Newport and Bristol, is just such a business. Less than … more
Like a lot of people in the marine industry, Morgan C. Huntley found himself out of work during the Great Recession in 2008. Rather than scrape together work while waiting for an economic rebound, however, Huntley ended up buying a boat … more
Todd Thomas, founder of Tinker Bristol, a nonprofit manufacturing incubator and co-working space, talks about representing Rhode Island at the 2016 National Week of Makers held in Washington, D.C., in June. more
BayCoast Bank this month provided financing to Hutching Holdings II to purchase a building in Fall River. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
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