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  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Harkand’s global head of remotely operated vehicles (ROV) has been announced as the new vice chairman of a highly recognised global offshore, marine and underwater engineering trade association’s ROV committee. David Rhodes has been voted in by fellow members of the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Remote Systems and ROV Division Management Committee. The committee […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.  The funds will support the development of the Shoreline Management Plan, which is addressing the difficult problems of shoreline […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Rhode Island a $19 million grant to establish a statewide research consortium to study the effects of climate variability on coastal ecosystems. The funding builds on more than $30 million of previous NSF funding through its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which aims to […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities & Government

    After securing an important go-ahead from federal officials, Rhode Island is set to take a critical step toward developing commercial offshore wind programs through the U.S. Department of the Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative. Today, Friday, February 24th at 2:30 p.m. , Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Chairman […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities & Government

    After securing an important go-ahead from federal officials, Rhode Island is set to take a critical step toward developing commercial offshore wind programs through the U.S. Department of the Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative. Today, Friday, February 24th at 2:30 p.m. , Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Chairman […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced $891,243 in federal funding for a partnership between Rhode Island and four other New England states to study the effects of coastal storms and develop tools and solutions to help communities respond to these events. The partnership will include researchers […]

  • 15 February 2019

    University of Rhode Island will name its new Regional Class research vessel ‘Resolution’, following an approval from the National Science Foundation.  “The name selected for the new research vessel is fitting as it honors both the history and future of ocean exploration,” said URI president David M. Dooley. “The R/V Resolution will continue URI’s half-century of leadership […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Authorities & Government

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, and U.S. Representative David Cicilline announced that U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will travel to Rhode Island on August 17 to discuss the economic benefits and job creation opportunities of offshore […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline yesterday joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, RI. The main goal of this development plan is to help protect jobs and promote investment at […]

  • 28 July 2015

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state’s congressional delegation and representatives of Deepwater Wind – the project developers – in celebrating an historic “steel in the water” milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Live images of historical shipwrecks are being filmed by a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV and beamed directly to educational and public audiences ashore in a live telepresence-enabled exploration project. The University of Rhode Island’s research vessel, Endeavor, is exploring the remains of two shipwrecks located off the coast of Rhode Island. They include the German […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)  announced that it reduced the size of the offshore Wind Energy Area between Rhode Island and Massachusetts by excluding commercially important fishing grounds. The reduced Wind Energy Area includes approximately 164,750 acres within the original area identified by Rhode Island and Massachusetts in a 2010 memorandum of understanding. […]

  • 18 February 2010

    Deepwater Wind Rhode Island has hired David Muse as the company’s project director, where he will oversee the planning, logistics, procurement and management of the assembly and construction of the company’s planned offshore wind farms. Muse, a registered professional engineer in Texas, has more than three decades’ of experience in the oil, gas and coal […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)  announced that it reduced the size of the offshore Wind Energy Area between Rhode Island and Massachusetts by excluding commercially important fishing grounds. The reduced Wind Energy Area includes approximately 164,750 acres within the original area identified by Rhode Island and Massachusetts in a 2010 memorandum of understanding. […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional delegation, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and ProvPort officials announced two new state-of-the art mobile harbor cranes for the Port of Providence have been ordered and are now being manufactured by Austria-based Liebherr Group. The two cranes are part of a $20-million enhancement project funded by a federal […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage

    U.S. National Grid has submitted a proposal to the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) for construction of a transmission system to connect Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm to the mainland via a subsea cable. In 2012, National Grid and Deepwater Wind were negotiating an option for Deepwater to build […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. National Grid has submitted a proposal to the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) for construction of a transmission system to connect Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm to the mainland via a subsea cable.  In 2012, National Grid and Deepwater Wind were negotiating an option for Deepwater to build […]

  • 10 August 2015

    Last month saw the first steel in the water for the 30 MW wind energy project offshore Block Island. The project developer, Deepwater Wind, organised a boat tour event to mark this milestone for USA’s first offshore wind farm. Among others, the event was attended by Sally Jewell, US Interior Secretary, Bryan Martin, Managing Director […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]