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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its second Hawaii-based  Sentinel-class cutter in a March 9 ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu. The commissioning ceremony for USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) was presided over Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. The cutter’s sponsor Stella Gerczak, who is Joseph Gerczak’s sister, was also in attendance […]

  • 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 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Coast Guard on Wednesday launched its third Sentinel-class, Fast Response Cutter, the William Flores, at Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La. The launch of the William Flores into the waters of Bayou Lafourche marks a production milestone as the Fast Response Cutter readies for sea trials, delivery, crew training and eventual commissioning. “The Coast Guard’s new […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Alaska is set to host a commissioning ceremony for its second Sentinel-class U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bailey Barco in Juneau, Alaska, on June 14. Bailey Barco will become the second of overall six 154-foot fast response cutters stationed in Alaska. The cutters are designed to patrol coastal regions and feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Industry news

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered was commissioned on Feb. 15, 2013 at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla. The cutter Robert Yered is the fourth Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter to be commissioned and is capable of conducting missions such as ports, waterways and coastal security, fishery patrols, drug and illegal migrant law enforcement, […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Bollinger delivers first of three USCG Fast Response Cutters to be home-ported in Guam

  • 13 February 2012
    Industry news

      The U.S. Coast Guard took delivery of its first fast response cutter, the Bernard C. Webber, Friday in Miami.Webber is the first of 58 planned Sentinel Class patrol boats replacing the Coast Guard’s venerable but aging Island Class patrol boat fleet.  “Consistent with the Sentinel Class name, the cutter Webber will guard our coasts […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Industry news

    The newest U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge, the Coast Guard’s second Sentinel Class patrol boat was commissioned at Port Everglades on Friday. The Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters are designed to conduct maritime drug interdiction, alien migrant interdiction, search and rescue, national defense, homeland security, living marine resources and other Coast Guard missions. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned its newest fast response cutter John McCormick during an April 12 ceremony at the Alaskan Ketchikan Base. Built under the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program, the CGC John McCormick is the first of six fast response cutters that will homeport in Alaska and the first to be homeported on the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Richard Etheridge, the second vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) recapitalization project that was built by Bollinger Shipyards, was officially delivered to the Coast Guard May 26 in Key West, Fla. after transiting from Lockport, La. Richard Etheridge will be homeported alongside the lead FRC, Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Navy is set to receive two former US Coast Guard Island-class cutters, Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, head of the Ukrainian Navy, announced April 2. The navy chief said the contract for the transfer of cutters would be concluded as soon as the transfer and equipment-related expenses. Ukraine will not be paying for the cutters, it […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced it would hold a commissioning ceremony for its 20th Fast Response Cutter Lawrence Lawson on Saturday, March 18. Prior to its formal commissioning in Cape May, the Lawrence Lawson and crew visited the Washington, D.C. area on March 6 rendering honors while passing Washington’s Tomb on Mount Vernon. Lawrence Lawson is the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) held a commissioning ceremony for the cutter Edgar Culbertson (WPC 1137), the service’s 37th fast response cutter (FRC), at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, on 11 June.

  • 24 April 2014
    Industry news

    Representatives from the 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new building at Coast Guard Base Honolulu to support the 2017 arrival of the Coast Guard’s new Fast Response Cutters, Wednesday.   Remarks were presented by Capt. Patrick […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) is set to commission its 36th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), Daniel Tarr, later this week. The commissioning ceremony for the newbuild will be held in Galveston, Texas, on January 10. The ship was delivered to the coast guard by Bollinger Shipyards in Florida in November 2019. The Coast Guard […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Industry news

    SCOD Presents the US Coast Guard Sea Eagle; The Ultra Green Homeland Security vessel that’s tough on the bad guys, but kind to the Ecology. The first Coast Guard Cutter to provide extensive surveillance, on , above and below the ocean. The E Class Search and Rescue Sea Eagle with Helipad and underwater ROV (Remote […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous marked its official arrival at its new homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Friday.   Vigorous is the first of two Medium Endurance Cutters from Cape May, New Jersey to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to arrive in 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On July 15, 2020, the US Coast Guard (USCG) held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller (WPC-1138), the service’s 38th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas.