Friday, September 24, 2021

Bollinger Shipyards Resumes Operations at Gulf Facilities Following Hurricane Ida

Louisiana shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards said Friday that all 11 of its facilities are now open and operational following Hurricane Ida’s landfall last month as a powerful Category 4 storm. Bollinger’s...

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 848

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Orders Four More Fast Response Cutters at Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard has exercised a contract option with Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of four additional Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters, bringing the total number of FRCs...

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 2682

Monday, April 19, 2021

Bollinger Acquires Gulf Island Fabrication’s Houma Shipyard

Bollinger Shipyards announced today it has acquired the shipyard facilities of Gulf Island Fabrication (NASDAQ:GIFI). Lockport, Lousianna-based Bollinger Shipyards is a leading privately-held designer and builder of steel military and...

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 3215

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
uscg icebreaker polar star

Bollinger Would Build New Coast Guard Icebreakers in Tampa

Bollinger Shipyards says it will build the U.S. Coast Guard’s new icebreakers at its facilities in Tampa, Florida if it is eventually selected as the main contractor in the $2.1...

July 10, 2018
Total Views: 78

Friday, December 18, 2015

Bollinger Shipyards Settles Claims it Bungled Coast Guard Hull Lengthenings

Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has agreed to pay the United States $8.5. million to settle a lawsuit alleging the shipbuilder lied about the seaworthiness of several aging Coast Guard vessels...

December 18, 2015
Total Views: 173

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Ben Bordelon bollinger

Bordelon and Chouest Acquire Bollinger Shipyards

Bollinger Shipyards has announced today that Ben Bordelon will assume the duties of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Ben Bordelon, along with the Chouest family from...

December 23, 2014
Total Views: 318

Saturday, September 6, 2014

U.S. Coast Guard Commissions Key West’s Fourth Fast Response Cutter

The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday commissioned the fourth of six Fast Response Cutters to be homeported in Key West, Florida.

September 6, 2014
Total Views: 11

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Maritime News

Bollinger Delivers Fast Response Cutter Number Ten

Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the tenth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.

June 26, 2014
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Inspirational Story Behind The USCG’s Ninth FRC Namesake, Kathleen Moore

Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. As with each FRC, the new cutter is named...

April 1, 2014
Total Views: 67

Thursday, September 26, 2013

USCG Exercises Option for Six Additional Fast Response Cutters at Bollinger Shipyards

Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana this week has been awarded a $250 million contract for the construction of six additional Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard.

September 26, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
richard murphy bollinger uscg captain

Bollinger Hires Retired USCG Captain Richard Murphy

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. announced the appointment of Richard K. Murphy as a senior manager working on Coast Guard and other governmental programs at their Lockport, Louisiana facility. This is Murphy’s...

July 9, 2013
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Press Releases

Bollinger Delivers Sixth Fast Response Cutter to the USCG

LOCKPORT, La., Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the PAUL CLARK, the sixth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice...

May 22, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, May 10, 2013

Bollinger Delivers Crowley’s Newest Workhorse, the DP2 Ocean Sun

Bollinger Shipyards on Friday said that it has delivered the Ocean Sun, the third of four Ocean Class tugs for Crowley Maritime Corporation and the first that is DP2.

May 10, 2013
Total Views: 4

Monday, March 25, 2013

Fifth Fast Response Cutter Delivered to U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard has taken delivery of its fifth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) from Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana. The 154-foot cutter, named the USCGC MARGARET NORVELL, is fifth...

March 25, 2013
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Bollinger Shipyards Chosen to Stretch Six OSVs For Hornbeck

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has been awarded a contract by Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) to convert and stretch six U.S.-flagged 200 class DP1 offshore supply vessels to 240 class DP2 OSVs....

October 10, 2012
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 21, 2012

USCG Adds $250 Million FRC Order to Bollinger Backlog

The office of U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.), acting as chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced Friday that the USCG has opted to build an additional six Sentinel-class Fast Response...

September 21, 2012
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Press Releases

Bollinger Shipyards Receives Prestigous Safety Award

Lockport, La. . . .  Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. was awarded the 2011 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the Shipbuilders Council of America for the seventh consecutive year.  With focused...

May 30, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, April 12, 2012

USCG Set to Commission First Fast Response Cutter

In 2008 the U.S. Coast Guard called for the design and construction of up to 34 new generation “Sentinel Class” Fast Response Cutters (FRC) at Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, LA....

April 12, 2012
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

USCG’s Third Fast Response Cutter Launched

The United States Coast Guard announced Tuesday the launch of its third Sentinel-class, Fast Response Cutter, the William Flores, at Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La. “The Coast Guard’s new Fast...

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 4


Bollinger Launches First of Four Ocean Class Tugs for Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced the recent launch the Ocean Wave, the first of four Ocean Class tugboats under construction at Bollinger Shipyards in Amelia, La. The Ocean Wave and...

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 2