Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Engineering News

Bollinger Delivers William Trump to US Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the 11th Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard today named WILLIAM TRUMP.  Her commissioning is planned for early January in Key West, Florida....

November 25, 2014
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Thursday, July 24, 2014
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U.S. Coast Guard Exercises $225 Million Option at Bollinger

Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana will be staying busy until at least 2017 following today’s award from the U.S. Coast Guard for an additional six Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs)....

July 24, 2014
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Monday, May 5, 2014
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Former Bee Mar OSV “Ms Charlotte” Heads to Sea Trials

Originally built for Bee Mar, the Bollinger shipyards-built platform supply vessel, Ms Charlotte is one of 7 vessel recently purchased by Edison Chouest from Bollinger. This vessel will be on contract...

May 5, 2014
Total Views: 40

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: 69

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Bollinger Among Three Shipyards Selected for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter Program

Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana is one of three shipbuilders selected by the U.S. Coast Guard for the design phase of the $12 billion Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program.

February 12, 2014
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General Dynamics Gets Shot at $12 Billion U.S. Ship Program

General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded one of three initial contracts in a $12 billion U.S. Coast Guard ship program, with competitor Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. shut out.

February 12, 2014
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
MARGARET NORVELL USCG fast rescue cutter

Eighth Damen-Designed Fast Response Cutter Delivered to U.S. Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the 154 foot patrol craft CHARLES SEXTON yesterday to the 7th Coast Guard District located in Key West, FL.  She is the eighth Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) ordered by the United...

December 11, 2013
Total Views: 132

Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Engineering News

Bollinger Shipyards Announces New President and COO

LOCKPORT, La., Bollinger Shipyards’ Chairman and CEO Donald “Boysie” Bollinger announced the appointments of Chris Bollinger as President and Ben Bordelon as Chief Operating Officer of Bollinger Shipyards, effective August...

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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Bollinger Delivers Seventh Fast Response Cutter, Charles David Jr.

Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, Louisiana has announced the delivery of the seventh Fast Response Cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard. Named CHARLES DAVID JR, the vessel is a Damen Stan...

August 20, 2013
Total Views: 25

Monday, June 24, 2013
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Bollinger Delivers Fourth Ocean-Class Tug for Crowley

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the DP 2-classed Ocean Sky today, the fourth Ocean Class tugs for Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation. The first two Ocean Class vessels, the Ocean Wave and Ocean Wind, were...

June 24, 2013
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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
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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

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Tugboat Porn

We’ve had a few requests for more tugboat coverage on gCaptain, so here ya go… This video shows the Ocean Wave on builders trials.  She is the first of the...

August 7, 2012
Total Views: 32

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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gCaptain Visits USCGC Bernard C. Webber, Sentinel-Class Cutter [IMAGES/VIDEO]

The rain yesterday beaded up perfectly on every square inch of the US Coast Guard’s latest Sentinel-class cutter, the USCGC Bernard C. Webber.  Commissioned last month in Miami, this shiny...

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Engineering News

Bollinger responds to DOJ lawsuit

Bollinger Shipyards has issued a statement in response yesterday’s lawsuit filed against them by the U.S. Department of Justice.  The complaint alleges that Bollinger Shipyards made “material false statements” to...

August 18, 2011
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Monday, April 25, 2011

Bollinger Presents Model of New Ocean Class Tug to Crowley

LOCKPORT, La – In a ceremony held at Crowley’s Jacksonville, Florida office, Bollinger Shipyards executive vice president, new construction, Chris Bollinger, presented a model of the new Ocean class tug...

April 25, 2011
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