The Bollinger Mississippi shipbuilding yard with deep-water access is strategically located next to the open Gulf of Mexico.
The facility produces Panamax-sized vessels up to 50,000 DWT and features an expanded 225.6m (740ft) tilt-beam launch system.
Cutting edge Blast and Paint Facility allows us to work during any weather conditions and in an environmentally safe atmosphere.
A one of its kind operation, our blast and paint facility allows ship sections to be prepared, blasted and painted in a controlled environment. This new facility incorporates cutting edge technologies in our marine construction programs. Bollinger Mississippi Shipbuilding is now able to apply a diverse range of protective coatings regardless of the weather conditions.
The facility consists of a large 304’ x 120’ main building with adjacent spaces for blasting and painting small parts of large ship sections with dual independent grit recovery. It also includes cleaning processes to enable re-use of abrasive media.
It can accommodate ship sections as large as 105’ W x 80’ L x 40’ H, weighing up to 500 tons each. The facility is also designed for 24/7 operation in all weather conditions, and uses 100 percent LED lighting to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint.
The shipyard consists of 225,000 square feet of covered production area in the main fabrication assembly buildings.
Launching capability for handling ships up to 228.6m (750ft) in length.
Automated panel line able to process 27,000 tons of steel per year.
Miscellaneous shops and warehouses to store shipbuilding equipment and material.
Multiple cranes with lifting capacities over 500 tons
- Two 550-short ton cranes
- Three 300-short ton cranes
- Two 165-ton cranes
- Two 275-short ton cranes
- One 500-ton Scheuerle Transporter
- One 225-ton Scheuerle Transporter
- One 300-short ton Stiff Leg