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Newport Shipyard wins RIMTA Anchor Award

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association has presented its annual Anchor Award to Newport Shipyard, to recognize the role the company has played in transforming a part of Newport’s waterfront into a world-renowned shipyard and creating a significant impact on the state’s marine trades. “Charlie Dana and his family had the vision to transform a piece of Newport’s waterfront into ...

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RIMTA accepting applications for expanded marine trades summer training programs

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) has expanded its summer training programs to give adults, college-age students and local youth the skills and knowledge they need to begin career paths in the marine trades and composites industries. Both industries have a high concentration of activity in Rhode Island, and the state is known worldwide for its boatbuilding and composites ...

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Marine and Composites Industry Career Day takes place April 2

The 11th Annual Marine and Composites Industry Career Day will be held on April 2 at the IYRS Newport Campus. The career day, which is hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) and IYRS School of Technology and Trades, is for individuals who are interested in working in the marine or composites industries, two business sectors poised for growth. The ...

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RIMTA names Michael Keyworth first Rising Tide Award winner

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will present its first Rising Tide Award to industry veteran Michael Keyworth for his longtime dedication to the Rhode Island marine industry and the lasting positive changes he has helped to put in place for this Ocean State business sector. The award presentation will take place at RIMTA’s Annual Meeting & Celebration, November 2 ...

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Sally Helme honored with Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. – Sally Helme, publisher of Bonnier Corp.’s Cruising World and Sailing World magazines, has been honored with the 2015 Leadership in Women's Sailing Award. Presented by National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the honor recognizes an individual with a record of achievement in inspiring, educating and enriching the lives of ...

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Rhode Island Composites Alliance receives seed funding

Providence, R.I. – The Rhode Island Composites Alliance (RICA), a newly formed partnership of companies and stakeholders focused on growing the composites industry in Rhode Island, has received $175,000 in funding from the Rhode Island Foundation and the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. The announcement was made at a press conference organized by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) on ...

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