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  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs).   The U. S. Coast Guard awarded a $255 million contract option to Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, La., July 23, 2014 for the production of six more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). This option award brings the total […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM FLORES, the third Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the WILLIAM FLORES, to USCG Sector Miami. We look forward to the […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a $250 million contract to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard, the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced yesterday. Sen. Landrieu included the funding for these vessels in her FY 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The funding […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Authorities

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., visited Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., for the dedication of the Coast Guard’s newest fleet of Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). Sen. Landrieu, chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, was instrumental in acquiring $358 million in the FY 2012 federal spending bill for Bollinger Shipyards to build six FRCs […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $250 million for Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard. Sen. Landrieu included funding for these vessels in the FY 2012 federal spending bill. “Acquiring funding for these fast response cutters was […]

  • 29 April 2011
    Industry news

      Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. announced the successful launch of the first in class USCG “Sentinel” Fast Response Cutter (FRC), Bernard C. Webber from its Lockport facility. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are pleased to announce the successful launch of the lead “Sentinel” Class Fast Response […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    United States Coast Guard received its 13th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Richard Dixon from Bollinger Shipyards LLC. The vessel will be a part of the 7th Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico. Richard Dixon, a 154 foot patrol craft, is a part of the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. It has a flank speed of 28 knots, […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM TRUMP, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft WILLIAM TRUMP is the eleventh vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the PAUL CLARK, the sixth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget FRC delivery to the Coast Guard. The PAUL CLARK was delivered to […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Joseph Napier, the 15th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft Joseph Napier is the 15th vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards announced that it has been awarded a new contract to build Phase II of the Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC’s) for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The initial value of the award is $318.6 million, which covers the production of six cutters. The contract has a potential value of […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard received the 19th fast response cutter, Rollin Fritch, in Key West, Florida, on August 23. The Coast Guard said USCGC Rollin Fritch would be based in Cape May, New Jersey as the first FRC stationed outside Florida or Puerto Rico. The 19th FRC is named after Seaman First Class Rollin Fritch, who died Jan. […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards on March 5 delivered the USCGC Donald Horsley, the 17th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery in Key West, Florida while the commissioning of the vessel is scheduled to take place in May 2016, in Puerto Rico. The 154 foot patrol craft USCGC […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Industry news

      U. S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger shipyards four additional Fast Response Cutters (FRC) contract. This follow-on award will result in an extension of our backlog for several years, and provide jobs for over 500 Bollinger employees. “This award reflects the Coast Guard’s continued confidence in the quality products delivered by the Bollinger team, including […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the MARGARET NORVELL, the fifth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger:  “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time delivery to the Coast Guard. The MARGARET NORVELL was delivered to the […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Training & Education

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC JACOB POROO, the 25th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery on the 5th of September 2017 in Key West, Florida. The vessel’s commissioning is scheduled for the 8th of November in New Orleans, Louisiana. “We are excited to announce the delivery […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the CHARLES DAVID JR, the seventh Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget FRC delivery to the Coast Guard. The CHARLES DAVID […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger Shipyards a $289 million contract, exercising an option to acquire six more fast response cutters (FRCs). With this order, the number of FRCs delivered and on order so far was brought to 44. The main FRC contract, worth $1.5 billion if all options are exercised, allows the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the ROBERT YERED, the fourth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the ROBERT YERED, to USCG Sector Miami. We look forward to the […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Industry news

    According to Navy Times, the fast response cutter (FRC) Bernard C. Webber of the US Coast Guard (USCG) returned to dry dock at Bollinger Shipyards, three months after its commissioning. Namely, the ship had to be repainted since chunks of top coat were literally peeling from the ship’s hull. According to the shipyard’s officials inadequate […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard decommissioned two Island-class cutters in a joint decommissioning ceremony held on March 8 in Atlantic Beach. Cutters Cushing and Nantucket served the Coast Guard for 30 years. Coast Guard Cutter Cushing was the 21st 110-foot Island Class cutter built by Bollinger shipyard in Lockport, Louisiana, and commissioned on Dec. 1, 1988. Cushing’s first […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    L-3 Communications announced Wednesday that its Communication Systems group was awarded a contract from Bollinger Shipyards LLC to provide the integrated C4ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC). The company said the value of this contract for 26 cutters was approximately $160 million over a nine-year period. Under this contract, L-3 […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has announced the names of another batch of Sentinel-class fast response cutters to be built by Bollinger Shipyards. The service said each vessel is being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the US Revenue Cutter Service, the US Lifesaving Service […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the KATHLEEN MOORE, the ninth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger announced the successful delivery of the USCGC KATHLEEN MOORE to the 7th Coast Guard District in Key West, FL, stating,  “We are very pleased with the latest delivery of this […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the Raymond Evans, the tenth Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard.   The announcement was made by Bollinger President, Chris Bollinger. “We are extremely proud to announce the delivery of the RAYMOND EVANS, the latest FRC built by Bollinger, to the 7th Coast Guard District in […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the 29th fast response cutter (FRC), Forrest Rednour, to the US Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. The cutter will be the first FRC stationed in San Pedro, California, and will be commissioned this fall. Petty Officer 2nd Class Forrest Rednour, the cutter’s namesake, heroically risked his life on February 3, […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard’s Los Angeles-Long Beach base is welcoming the second California based 154-foot fast response cutter in San Pedro, on Wednesday, October 31. US Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward is the second California-based Sentinel-class FRC and the 30th ship in its class. It was delivered to the service by Bollinger Shipyards in August […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its 30th fast response cutter, the future USCGC Robert Ward. The FRC was accepted by the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida, on Aug. 21, and will be the second FRC stationed in San Pedro, California. The cutter’s namesake, Robert Ward, was a seaman first class on […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      The same Lockport shipbuilding company that was accused in a federal lawsuit last month of falsifying data to win a government contract is n… (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, September 8, 2011;