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Marine Industry
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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth scientists will receive $1 million in federal research funds to improve management of the scallop and flounder fisheries. more
John Torgan was named state director of The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter, according to a Thursday statement made by the global conservation organization. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
The John H. Chafee Boater of the Year Award was presented to Kate Wilson of North Kingstown at the industry breakfast hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association on the opening morning of its annual boat show on Feb. 3. more
Jennifer McCann, director of U.S. coastal programs for the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, has been awarded the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award in the Excellence in Solutions category for her R.I. Ocean Special Area Management Plan. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
Dockwa Inc. has acquired Marinas.com, which gives the company a database of more than 15,000 marinas worldwide servicing approximately 100,000 boaters. more
A total of $11.7 million was invested in Rhode Island venture capital-backed companies in the fourth quarter, bringing the total investment for the year to $23.7 million. more
Robert Blackburn has been hired as Quonset Development Corp.’s new port director, responsible for managing the Port of Davisville, the QDC said Monday. more
The Atlantic Pioneer, the first U.S.-built, wind-farm crew transfer vessel, was voted “Boat of the Year,” at the International WorkBoat Show held recently in New Orleans, according to information from Blount Boats Inc., which built the boat. more
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