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Ferries, Offshore Wind Vessels

Dominate Present, Future

MarineNews recently visited the Blount Boats facility in Warren, Rhode Island. While the year 2019 might be the ‘year of the woman’ in the eyes of the International

Maritime Organization, the two women at the head of

Blount Boats – Marcia & Julie Blount– have been a driving force in the U.S. boatbuilding market for decades. As Blount celebrates its 70th anniversary, read about the storied yard’s promising future.

By Greg Trauthwein

November 2019

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