Bollinger Shipyards Announces Safety Milestones

LOCKPORT, La., Bollinger Shipyards, LLC is proud to announce that the Bollinger Lockport New Construction facility has worked 6,000,000 man-hours without a lost time accident and the Bollinger Fourchon facility has worked fifteen (15) years without a lost time accident.

Bollinger Shipyards strives for zero accidents while building on a philosophy that starts at the top by empowering all employees to demand safe production. Workforce, contractor, and customer safety is priority and an evident core component of facility operations. Through the dedication of our management team, a proactive workforce, and a comprehensive safety program, Bollinger Shipyards continues to achieve high safety objectives.

Bollinger’s President and CEO Ben Bordelon said, “Our management and employees have once again demonstrated their dedication in making our safety program successful. Bollinger continues to be one of the safest shipyards in America. Congratulations to our family of employees for their efforts in keeping safety a top priority.”

Bollinger Shipyards, LLC ( 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 with a total of 25 dry-docks.