Massive Research Vessel to Dock in Narragansett Bay


Okeanos Explorer, Photo/NOAA

EastBayRI.com: Rhode Island will welcome the research vessel Okeanos Explorer to its Quonset Point home port in dockside ceremonies there on October 17.

That this newest member of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fleet will do its work from here is good news for the region, said U.S. Senator Jack Reed, who worked eight years on the Okeanos project.

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