Bollinger Shipyards was presented the 2015 “Award for Excellence in Safety” for the eleventh consecutive year by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) on April 14, 2016, during the association’s Annual General Membership Meeting in Washington, DC. This award is given to member companies with the lowest total recordable incident rates (TRIR) based on a quarterly injury and illness survey conducted by the Association.
Ben Bordelon, Bollinger’s President and CEO said, “For 11 consecutive years, Bollinger Shipyards was recognized for outstanding performance in workplace safety. Earning the SCA Award for Excellence in Safety is a testament to our employees’ unwavering dedication and focus. At Bollinger, we remain steadfast in our commitment to attain the highest level of safety and dedicated to future advancement of safety in the maritime industry.”
SCA is the national trade association representing the U.S. shipyard industry. SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that builds, repairs, maintains and modernizes U.S. Navy ships and craft, U.S. Coast Guard vessels of all sizes, as well as vessels for other U.S. government agencies. In addition, SCA members build, repair and service America’s fleet of commercial vessels. The Council represents 39 companies that own and operate over 85 shipyard facilities, with facilities on all three U.S. coasts, the Great Lakes, the inland waterways system, Alaska and Hawaii.