Cicilline, Raimondo, Lennon

Project Progress Overview: Fall 2016

We continue to make slow but steady progress on a number of fronts. National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) As previously reported, NOAA plans to build a new facility at the old Derecktor Shipyard site at Naval Station Newport to berth and support its research vessels.The site is south of Pier 1 and would not…

Summer 2016 Project Update

One of the major steps in making the project happen is securing the final berthing location. In that regard, here is the progress made so far: The Assistant Secretary of the Navy responsible for Navy facilities worldwide met with three of our board members and the CO of Naval Station Newport on this concept. We…

Project Update & Recap, June 2014

We get a lot of questions about the process of getting the ship, and what the next step is. In an effort to make sure everyone understands the sequencing of the steps we must take in order to successfully bring the former USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay, here’s a recap. Our application for…