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Bollinger Announces Arrival of 4,000 Ton Drydock at the Bollinger Algiers Facility

  • 15 May 2017
  • Posted 7 months ago

LOCKPORT, La., Bollinger Shipyards has announced the arrival of the drydock "Mrs. Jody” with a total lifting capacity of 4,000 tons at Bollinger Algiers.

The announcement was made by Bollinger C.E.O. & President Ben Bordelon, "We are very pleased to announce the arrival of the "Mrs. Jody” at Bollinger Algiers. This drydock will position us well in the diverse customer markets that we serve, and will further enhance our position in the market with lifting capacity needed by our customers.”

The "Mrs. Jody” drydock measures 198-ft. x 76-ft. between the wing walls and has lifting capacity of 4,000 tons. Bollinger has two (2) commercial dry-docks located in Algiers with a combined lifting capacity of 5,800 tons.

Bollinger Algiers, a full service shipyard with an on-site machine shop, is located on the Mississippi River across from downtown New Orleans and provides service to both the inland and offshore marine transportation sectors.

Bollinger Shipyards LLC (www.bollingershipyards.com) is a leading designer and builder of fast military patrol boats, ocean-going double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tug boats, rigs, liftboats, inland waterways push boats, barges, and other steel and aluminum products from its new construction shipyards. Bollinger has 10 shipyards and all are strategically located throughout Louisiana with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Waterway. Bollinger is the largest vessel repair company in the Gulf of Mexico region.