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  • 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 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The United States Coast Guard has taken delivery of the 28th fast response cutter (FRC), Nathan Bruckenthal, in Key West, Florida. The cutter will be the second FRC stationed in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. The ship is slated for commissioning in July. The Sentinel-class FRCs feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard received its 23rd fast response cutter (FRC), Benjamin Dailey, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, on April 20. The Bollinger Shipyards-built FRC will be stationed in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and is scheduled for commissioning in July. The cutter will be the first FRC stationed in the Coast Guard’s Eighth District, which includes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Bollinger Shipyards delivered the 35th fast response cutter (FRC), Angela McShan, to the US Coast Guard in Key West, Florida, on August 1. The cutter will be the third of three FRCs stationed in Cape May, New Jersey. Angela McShan, the cutter’s namesake, was the first African-American woman to be promoted to master chief petty […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fast response cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) entered US Coast Guard service in a Saturday ceremony at US Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the ISAAC MAYO, the 12th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The announcement was made by Bollinger’s President & C.E.O., Ben Bordelon. “We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger, the ISAAC MAYO, to the 7th Coast Guard District […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 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 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 […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard’s 27th fast response cutter (FRC), Richard Snyder, arrived at its new homeport in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, on March 21. Richard Snyder is the first of its class to be homeported in Atlantic Beach. The FRC was buuilt by Bollinger Shipyards and received by the US Coast Guard in Key West, Florida, […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 16th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, in Key West, Florida, December 23. The cutter’s commissioning is scheduled for March 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship will be stationed. The 154-foot patrol craft Winslow Griesser is the 16th vessel in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter, the USCGC Joseph Napier, was commissioned January 29 in a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cutter Joseph Napier will join the fleet of Coast Guard fast response cutters stationed in San Juan and heighten the Coast Guard’s offshore presence in the Caribbean. Lt. Ryan Newmeyer, commanding officer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its 24th fast response cutter (FRC), Oliver Berry, in a ceremony in Honolulu on October 31. The cutter is the first FRC stationed in Hawaii and in the Coast Guard’s Fourteenth District, which covers more than 12 million square miles of land and sea in the Western and Central Pacific, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned USCGC Richard Snyder, its 27th fast response cutter (FRC), in a ceremony inAtlantic Beach, North Carolina, April 20. The cutter is the first FRC stationed in Atlantic Beach. Chief Boatswain’s Mate Richard Snyder, the cutter’s namesake, was part of an American landing party which came under fire on the island of […]

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

    The U.S. Coast Guard on March 11 commissioned its 16th fast response cutter, Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after receiving the vessel in December 2015. The cutter is the fourth FRC stationed in San Juan. The other 12 FRCs in service are stationed in Florida – six in Miami and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    San Pedro-based fast response cutter (FRC) returned to its homeport on December 8 following a two-week patrol that included the ship’s first drug bust, the US Coast Guard said.  The crew of the recently commissioned FRC Forrest Rednour interdicted approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana from a suspected smuggling vessel on November 28 in international waters, […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has formally accepted the 26th fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Gerczak, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, November 9. The ship will now head to Honolulu where it will be commissioned and homeported as the station’s second FRC. Sister ship ‘Oliver Berry’ was commissioned in Honolulu in September this year. […]