by Hans | April 14th, 2011
BOLLINGER RECEIVES THE 2010 “AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SAFETY” FROM SHIPBUILDERS COUNCIL OF AMERICA
LOCKPORT, LA. . . Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. was awarded the 2010 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA). The award was presented during the association’s April 5, 2011 general membership meeting held in Washington, D.C. The Award for Excellence in Safety is given to member companies who have an end-of-year Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) that is below the average SCA rate.
The Shipbuilders Council of America present the Award for Excellence in Safety to Bollinger executive vice president, Chris Bollinger during the April 2011 meeting held in Washington, D.C. (Pictured left to right: Matthew Paxton, SCA – President; Chris Bollinger, Bollinger Shipyards – Executive Vice President; and Ian Bennitt, SCA – Manager Government Affairs.
Bollinger’s CEO, President and Chairman of the Board, Donald “Boysie” Bollinger said, “For the sixth year in a row, the shipbuilding/repair industry has recognized Bollinger employees for their commitment to safety. Congratulations to our dedicated employees on their efforts in making Bollinger one of the safest shipyards in America.”
Shipbuilders Council of America (www.shipbuilders.org), (SCA) is the largest and most broadly-based national trade association representing the U.S. shipyard industry. SCA members build, repair and service America’s fleet of commercial vessels. SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that maintains and repairs Navy combatant ships and other government craft, as well as builds small and midsized vessels for the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and other government agencies. The Council represents 43 companies that own and operate over 100 shipyards, with facilities on all three U.S. coasts, the Great Lakes, the inland waterways system, Alaska and Hawaii. SCA also represents 29 affiliate members that provide goods and services to the shipyard industry.
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. ( www.bollingershipyards.com) is a leading designer and builder of ocean-going double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tug boats, rigs, liftboats, inland waterways push boats and barges, fast military patrol boats and other steel and aluminum products from its three new construction shipyards. Bollinger has 12 shipyards and all are strategically located between New Orleans and Houston 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 31 dry-docks in Louisiana and Texas.Press Release Bollinger