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Innovative Products & Boats – 2019
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Everett Ship Repair ECR Reinhart operation is ef? ciency: the elevators can unload 20,000 bushels – or 20 trucks – per hour, far eclipsing the previous capability of one truck per hour. “This project, combined with the investments we are making at
Richmond Marine Terminal and the barge serving the terminal will pro- vide farmers in Virginia even greater access to world markets,” said John F.
Reinhart, CEO and executive direc- tor of the Virginia Port Authority.
NUWC to collaborate with URI’s Advanced
A quick tour through the University of
Rhode Island’s (URI) Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering makes it clear how the new Kingston campus 190,000-square-foot, $150-million facility is a win for the school, state of
Rhode Island and the Naval Undersea
Warfare Center (NUWC) Division
Newport. The facility includes a des- ignated area for the National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology, a
Smart Grid Security Research Labora- tory, robotics laboratories and work- spaces for graduate students. As URI’s largest and most innovative academic building, each of the ? ve ? oors has centers focused on speci? c research themes: biomedical technology; ro- botics; water for the world; smart cit- ies; materials, sensors and instrumen- tation; clean energy; nanotechnology and cybersecurity. 55 www.marinelink.com MN