BOLLINGER ANNOUNCES PROMOTION
Lockport, La., Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, announces the promotion of Matthew Kuehne to General Manager of Bollinger Quick Repair.
Matthew’s promotion was announced by Bollinger’s CEO and President, Ben Bordelon.“We are extremely happy to promote Matthew from within our organization.He will assume the role of General Manager and will be responsible for leading and growing the facility as we continue to service the needs of our current and future customers.Matthew has a strong work ethic with high attention to customer satisfaction.We are confident of his ability to rise to any challenges and service our clients.”
Matthew is a 2007 graduate of the University of New Orleans.Since joining Bollinger in 2011 he has held the positions of Assistant Estimating/Project Coordinator, Estimating/Project Coordinator, Assistant Operations Manager and Operations Manager.
Bollinger Shipyards, a long-time family oriented business is proud to announce Matthew’s promotion, and is equally proud of Mike Kuehne, Matthew’s dad.Mike Kuehne joined the Bollinger Sales team in 1995. With twenty-three (23) years as part of our Bollinger family, Mike’s dedication and expertise are an integral part of our company’s growth and improvements.Mike has been focused on the continued development of Bollinger’s diverse customer base with a focus on repair for both inland and offshore customers.
Bollinger Quick Repair (BQR) is located on the Harvey Canal .5 miles west of the Mississippi River at the Harvey Locks. BQR is a full-service shipyard and provides service to both inland and offshore marine transportation sectors with five (5) drydocks ranging from 1,500 tons to 3,400 tons, on-site machine shop, armature shop, propeller shop and access to all Bollinger support facilities.
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.