Bollinger Engineering is a full service Engineering and Design office providing naval architecture, design and marine engineering support for Bollinger's New Construction and Repair facilities. Bollinger Engineering is co-located with our Operations Support and in-house engineering staff is composed of over 40 naval architects, engineers, and designers, well versed in modern shipbuilding design and 3-D modeling tools, including AutoCAD, ShipConstructor, ANSYS, GHS, and other widely used design tools. The Engineering department is well recognized for providing high-quality commercial vessels for the offshore industry, as well as a wealth of experience, systems sophistication, and in-place management processes to support current military acquisition programs.
Lockport, LA 70374
Darren Savoye, VP
Business Development and Engineering
Bollinger Facility Brochure (753 KB)
The Estimating Group is responsible for all new construction cost estimates on commercial and government projects; including pre-construction review of specifications, drawing packages, and contract documents, technical, cost, and management proposal preparation; and coordination with program management and purchasing departments to complete budgets after contract award. Bollinger’s ISO controlled cost estimating process establishes the controls and requirements for the preparation, review, and approval of cost estimates.
The Technical Design Group includes a team of experienced Naval Architects, Engineers, Designers, and Drafters who support all new construction bid and proposal efforts for both commercial and Government programs. The experienced staff is knowledgeable in all types of marine vessels from commercial tank barges, tug boats, and offshore supply vessels to lightweight aluminum catamarans, high-speed coastal patrol, and small naval vessels and offers technical expertise to support customer inquiries from the preliminary design development through to contract execution. Bollinger’s Technical Design group has the complete range of skills; expertise and software needed to quickly and accurately evaluate customer requests for proposals, prepare bids, develop functional designs, and provide supplemental support, as needed, to our Lockport Engineering Group.
The management of our ship design processes, supported by established configuration management and protocols, facilitates systematic coordination of activities and timely exchanges of information. Design development through balance-checked iterations and trade-offs to achieve optimization is the foundational strategy for delivering affordable, compliant, and certifiable offerings to our customers.